George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron [von] Steuben, 29 December 1780

Richmond, Decr 29th 1780


I received Yesterday Your Excellency’s Letter of the 10th inst. I am Exceedingly obliged to you for the intelligence it contains; I wish it may prove only a report, however, whatever may be the Case, I beg your Excellency will be So kind as soon as any thing is confirmed, to give me notice of it immediately.

I have not yet heard that Congress have done any thing towards amending their resolution respecting my Departments; I have written this Day to the Board of War on this subject, & hope Shortly to hear that this matter is arranged for the best. I am with the greatest respect Sir Your Excellency’s most obedient and most humble servant


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