George Washington Papers

From Tench Tilghman to Timothy Pickering, 10 February 1781

Head Quarters 10th Feby 1781.

Dear Sir

By a Resolve of Congress of the 10th of Novemr last (with which I believe you were furnished) the Commander in Chief is directed to cause Returns to be made to the Board of War "of all Horses both public and private property kept in Camp at the public expence and also of those removed, noting at what places kept and on what business employed." The General wishes you to furnish this Return that he may transmit it. I am with great Respect Yr most obt Servt

Tench Tilghman


Be pleased also to make the Return of Boats called for in General Orders, some time ago.

DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.

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