George Washington Papers

From David Humphreys to Alexander Scammell, 28 June 1781

Head Quarters Peekskill June 28th 1781

Dear Sir,

His Excellency requests the favor of your Company at dinner tomorrow if you are not engaged. At any rate he wishes to see you some time to morrow without fail, & that you will bring with you, an accurate state of the Troops under your command, and also of Major Porter’s Detachment; noting the present strength, and the number of men who from weakness or any kind of inability, are not very capable of active service. I am, Dr Sr your Most Obedt Hble Servant

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