George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 24 May 1782

Hartford 24th May 1782

Dear Sir

This will be delivered by Mr Aaron Olmstead—who came to sollicite for Prisoners on board the Prison ship at New York—he is anxious for a Brother who is among them—they are treated with great Cruelty—We have a Number of Prisoners—the Enemy refuse to exchange—I wish some Mode for the relief of the poor sufferers—and do recomend Mr Olmstead to your kind notice and direction. I am with great Esteem and regard Your Excellency’s most Obedient & hble Servant

Jonth; Trumbull

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