George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Benjamin Lincoln, 20 April 1782

War office April 20. 1782

Dear General

I have been honored with your letters of 10 & 12. instant—The former I shew to the Clothier General to whom Mr Morris has committed the care of purchasing the articles of clothing requisite to compleat the Troops—He will write you fully on the Subject and his report will render any relation of mine unnecessary.

I think it is very unfortunate for us that we have nothing at this late hour which will point us to the objects of the Campaign. we are here totally destitute of that information which can give light in the matter, I think therefore as your Excellency justly observes that we should be provided for the worst as far as is in our power. I have the Honor to be my Dr Genl wth sincere esteem your Excellency most obt servant

B. Lincoln

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