George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Nathaniel Stevens, 12 July 1781

Fishkill 12th July 1781


I wrote to your Excellency the 4th and 7th Instant, from Hartford, Informing your Excellency the measures I had taken and the knowledge obtained of Supplies comeing on, which I expect your Excellency has received.

I would now inform your Excellency that I find they are collecting and forwarding beef Cattle for the army in almost every place I came through, but that I could learn nothing from Col. Wadsworth, the person he refered me to for information, or by repeated enquiries the circutious route I came, for that purpose, who the person was that contracted to furnish beef on Account of Rhoad Island, or where he resided. I have the Honour to be Your Excellencys most Obedient Servant

N. Stevens D.C.G. Issues

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