George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Jeremiah Olney, 24 January 1783

Head Quarters Janry 24th 1783


By the enclosed Act of Congress of the 31st of Decr you will observe, to what period the reduction of the Lines therein named, is postponed; Nothing, I suppose, will prevent its being carried into execution at that time, except the Regt should be previously compleated to the Establishment ordered in the Resolution of the 7th of Augt last. I thought expedient, to give you this information, and to desire you will advise me of the Measures which have been taken, and the prospect there is of compleating the Rhode Island Regt as I have not heard one word from the State on the subject. I am, Sir, With great esteem Your Very humble Servt

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