George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Daniel Parker, 22 January 1783

Newburgh 22d Jany 83.


It did not occur to me at the moment you were so obliging as to proffer your Services at Boston that I was in want of as much superfine Buff Cloth (not of the yellow kind) as would make me a Vest Coat Breechs & facings to a Coat & that it is my wish to get as much Buff—Silk—Shag as would line a Coat & Vest-Coat—Inclosed I send a sample of the kind wanted & shall thank you for procurg & bringing these things with you.

Mrs Washington will thank you for getting for her Six yards of very find Jacanet Muslin Yard & half wide. The cost of these things shall be paid upon your arrival in Camp. I am Sir Yr Obedt Servt

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