George Washington Papers

To George Washington from William Livingston, 20 July 1781

20 July 1781

Dear Sir

I have received your Excellency’s Favour of the 13th instant, & shall acquaint the horsemen with your Excellency’s Sentiments concerning their offer.

Respecting the progress that is made under our late Law for filling up our continental Battalions, I not able to give your Excellency any information, as no returns of the Levies are made to me; but I have reason to believe from the Enquiries I have made that the business goes on very slowly—I have the honour to be with the greatest respect Dear Sir your Excellencys most humble & most obedient Servt

Wil: Livingston

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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