George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Timothy Pickering, 10 June 1781

Newburgh June 10th 1781


I have been honoured with your Excellency’s letter of this date, and will pay due attention to the contents. I had no notice for the demand for planks till Gl Knox mentioned it today: He will inform your Excellency how I proposed to obtain a part of them. I shall send an express to Colo. Hughes at Albany to morrow morning on that account; and one for Boston to morrow [afternoon] on the score of tents, having obtained from Congress an order for all the Duck in Mr Bradfords hands I am &ca

Tim: Pickering Q.M.G.

DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.

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