George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Guy Carleton, 16 September 1782

Head Quarters 16th Sepr 1782


Your Excellency’s Letter of the 12th came to my Hands Yesterday.

The Want of some very necessary papers, which were expected from Philadelphia, by yesterday’s post, puts me under the necessity of proposing to your Excellency, that the meeting of the Commissioners may be postponed, until Wen[’s]day of next Week; at which time, I hope, we cannot fail to be ready to proceed to Business. I am Sir—Your most Obedient Servt

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