George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Walter Stewart, 5 August 1782

Robinson House Augst 5th 1782


This day at Noon I had the Honor of Informing Your Excellency, that a Brother of mine had arriv’d at Dobbs’s ferry from New York. By a Letter I receiv’d this Moment from Him I think He wishes to become an Inhabitant of the United States—Your Excellency will much oblige me by Informing me of the [moves] I must pursue to Gain this Wish for End.

In the Mean time I must Request Your Excellency will permit Him to come up to Major Genl Heaths Quarters, where I will put him under the care of Genl Howe.

I shall thank Your Excellency for An Ansr as soon as Convenient As You must be sensible of my Impatience on the Subject—I am With Every Idea of Respect & Esteem Yr Excellency’s Most obedt Hhble servt

Walter Stewart


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