George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Peter Summers, 9 February 1782

Philadelphia Feby 9th 1782


having had the honor to serve as a milatary Officer in the Pensilvania line. nothing but the Situation and Circumstance of my family, losing all I had, when the Enemy took possesion of this City, should Induce Me to Relinquish a life, as honorable, and agreeable. having Obtain’d Certificates from Colonel William Butler and paymaster General. the acceptation of my Resignation will Oblige your Exellency’s, most Obediant, & Very humble Servant

Peter Summers Lt

4th Pensa: Regimt

DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.

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