George Washington Papers

From George Washington to George Clinton, 2 December 1782

Newburgh 2d Decr 1782.

Dear Sir,

Your Excellys favor of Yesterday’s date came to my hands abt an hour ago. The Fleet (from all Accts) has Sailed from New York, & [no] Troops are gone with it. If you [a]d make it convenient to ride down here tomorrow (the earlier the better if the Suddeness of it should not create Suspicion) I should be happy [in an] opportunity of conversing with you on a particular matter which will not permit me to leave here at [this] time. With the greatest esteem & regard I am—Dr Sir Yr Most Obedt Hble Servt

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