George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Robert Hoakesly, 3 September 1782

Head Quarters 3d Septr 1782


I have received your Application dated N. York 24th Augst.

From a Consideration that you was allowed your own Time at York Town, for settling your Affairs—and that your former Character & Conduct have afforded no Encouragement for Indulgences of the Nature you mention, I must inform you that your Request cannot be granted. I am Your Servant.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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