George Washington Papers

From Tench Tilghman to Timothy Pickering, 14 May 1781

Head Quarters 14th May 1781.

Dear Sir

His Excellency has given no particular orders for any surveying just at this time and therefore if it is not a peice of Work which Mr De Wit thinks indispensably necessary he had better delay it. The Old money in the Chest when brought down by the scale of depreciation amounts in a manner to nothing and is wanted for continjent Expences just at this time. I am yr most obt Servt

Tench Tilghman A.D.C.

DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.

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