George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Samuel Canfield, 8 May 1782

Head Quarters Newburgh May 8th 1782


His Excellency Governor Clinton having given permission for Mrs Brienckerhoff & Mrs Adriance, attended by Mr Wycoff to visit their relations in Queens County on Long Island: you will therefore be pleased to grant a flag for them to proceed to the nearest Post of the Enemy on Long Island for that purpose. I am Sir your Most Obedt Servt

P.S. I should be glad to know the strength & state of the Corps of Connect. State Troops stationed on the Lines.

N.B. also Flag for Mrs Close.

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