George Washington Papers

To George Washington from William Shepard, 1 April 1781

Springfield April the 1 1781.

I would inform your Excellency that I Shall Send on to Camp from this Post betwen Ninty and a Hundred Recruits—which will march to morrow morning.

But am not able to arm and accoutre them a Greeable to your Excellencys orders as Colo. Cheever has not any arms Repaird.

the Recruits Come in much Faster than here to fore.

I am your Excellencys most obdt Humle Servt

Wm Shepard

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