George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 13 January 1781

Lebanon 13th Janry 1781


I have the Honor to acknowlege the Receipt of your Excellency’s Favor of the 20th of Decemr inclosing the Return of the Connecticut Line of Soldiers engaged to serve during the War—I have also received that per Genl Knox—& with extream Regret I observed its Subject—The Consideration of the last Letter will be taken up with much Attention—& I hope Measures will be adopted, to give full satisfaction to the Connecticut Line of the Army & by that Means prevent so unhappy an Event as has been already experienced again takg Place or receiving any Extension in our Line.

I now inclose a Resolution of Congress respectg the Garrison at Wioming—I have not a Doubt but Your Excellency is fully sensible of the Importance of that Post, not only for the Protection of the Inhabitants in its Vicinity but as a Barrier to the Frontier in General—and hope you will furnish a Garrison for the same as soon as you may deem convenient agreable to the Terms of the Resolution.I am with much Regard & Esteem Your Excellencys most assurd & Obedt Servant

Jonth; Trumbull

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