George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Robert Hoakesly, 24 August 1782

New York 24th Augt 1782

The Memorial of Robert Hoakesly British Merchant Sheweth.

That Your Memorialist was Made a prisoner at York Town in Virginia, and having left his Business unsetled, Requests that Your Excellency will be pleased to Grant him a passport to go from New York to Philadelphia and Virginia, as Some of the Gentlemen are in Philadelphia, that I have Business with. And Your Memorialist Will As in Duty Bound ever pray.

Robt Hoakesly

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