George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Philip John Schuyler, 2 October 1782

Head Quarters 2d Octo. 1782

Dear Sir

I have been honored with your Favor of the 21st ulto covering a Letter to the President of Congress; which was sealed and sent on by an early opportunity.

I am quite in Sentiment with you respecting the expediency of an Accommodation with the Indians—and that this is perhaps a very opportune time for the purpose, and most sincerely wish it may be in the power of Congress to find the means of doing it—the Inclination, I have reason to think, will not be wanting. I have the Honor to be with much Regard & Respect D. Sir Your most Obed. Servt

Go: Washington

DLC: Hamilton-McLane Family Papers.

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