George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Israel Shreve, 31 December 1780

Head Quarters New Windsor 31st Decemr 1780


I had sent off instructions for Capt. Mitchell previous to the rect of yours of yesterday—leaving a Blank for his name.

I would with great pleasure supply him and the other Officers with Money, before they march, was it in my power, but the Military Chest is and has been sometime empty. I am &c.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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