George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Paul-François-Jean-Nicolas, comte de Barras, 19 June 1781

Head Quarters New Windsor 19th June 1781


I have been honord with your Excellency’s Favr of the 14th instant.

Inclosed you will find an Extract of a Letter I have just received from Genl Sullivan at Phila. The Information it contains is of such Nature that I have thot of Importance to communicate to your Excellency, and altho it is not official yet I have too much Reason, from concurrent Circumstances, to suppose it may be true. If any farther Intelligence shall ascertain the Arrival of this Reinforcement, I shall do myself the Honor to comunicate the same to you.

Your Letter to the Chevalr Le Luzerne, shall be fowarded with all possible Care & Dispatch. I have the Honor to be &c.


DLC: Papers of George Washington.

Index Entries