George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Peter Muhlenberg, 22 July 1782

Phila. 22d July 1782


Having written to you by a private Conveyance just before the Arrival of yours by this post, I have only to acknowlege the Receipt of your Favor of the 9th instant—& to approve your Conduct respecting the Execution of the Deserter mentioned—The Benefit resulting from a promptitude of Execution & the Necessity of Example, in this Case, serve to plead your Justification—I am Sir &ca.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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