George Washington Papers

From Lewis Nicola to Jonathan Trumbull, Jr., 9 January 1783

Fishkill 9th Januy 1783


I am sorry to inform you that yesterday evening, as the men stationed at the Landing were bringing provisions for themselves & the men here the ice broke under them & two fell in & with great difficulty saved but part of the provisions, specified underneath lost, whether this is to be replaced or the men are to fast on account thereof I can not determine, but request you will lay the matter before his Excellency & favour me with his directions, which will much oblige Sr Your obedt Servt

Lewis Nicola Col. Inv.

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