George Washington Papers

From George Washington to John Stark, 3 January 1781

Head Quarters New Windsor Janry 3d 1781

Dear Sir.

I am favored with yours of the 1st Instant, and wish it was in my power to gratify you, in your request—but as there is not a single farthing in the Military Chest, it will be absolutely impossible to furnish any part of the sum sollicited. I am Dear Sir With very great regard Your Most Obedt Hble Servant

Go: Washington

P.S. I have not been able to obtain any Money for my own expences, or table for More than three Months.

NhHi: Papers of John Stark.

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