George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Benjamin Lincoln, 26 April 1781

Boston April 26 1781

My dear General

I was the last evening honored with your Excellencys favor of the 21st.

Mr C. informs me that his frind will have the honor of calling on your Excellency immediately on his [          ] and will [digest] or agree on a plan for future operations.

The General Court have repealed their order directing the Levis raised in the three eastern counties to remain there untill your pleasure should be known respecting them—Major Darby, who lives in one of those counties is gone to urge them forward The recruits are daily arriving to the several randezvous and are marched on as soon as they arrive. The prospect that we shall raise most of the men voted is yet flattering. I have the honor to be with the highest esteem your Excellencys most obedient & most humble servant

B. Lincoln

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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