George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Anthony Wayne, 4 November 1781

Camp near York 4th Novr 1781


The Campaign in this Quarter being gloriously terminated under your Excellency’s auspices—I have to request the Indulgence of a short respite from the field.

If that can not be granted, I must beg permission to advance at leasure (Independent of Command) until I join Genl Greene.

This is a matter in which I am much Interested not only on acct of my Wound but my feelings your Compliance will therefore greatly Oblige your Excellency’s Most Obt & very Hume Sert

Anty Wayne

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