George Washington Papers

From Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. to Richard Varick, 22 October 1782

Head Quarters 22d Octo. 1782

Dear Sir

Be pleased to look among the Letters between the 1st Janry & 1st July 1781—and you will find the Copy of a Letter written in his Excellencys own Hand, either to General Sullivan, or to a Committee of Congress, upon the Subject of the most unexceptionable Mode of promoting General Officers—The Letter is a long one, and as it is wanted immediately, do not detain the Express to take a Copy of it—but send it off instantly. I am Dear Sir Your Affecte Friend

J. Trumbull Jr

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