George Washington Papers

From David Humphreys to Edward Antill, 25 January 1783

Head Quarters Newburgh Janry 25. 1783


The several Papers you honored me with this Morng, have been duly laid before the Commander in Chief, and I have it in command from him to inform you, that as the Arrangement ofor Issues to the Canadian Refugees has originated from & been immediately established by the Secry at War, any Alterations or innovations, in it, he thinks aught necessarily to come from the same quarter; and Gen. Lincoln being now soon expected from the Eastward, His Excellency conceives it proper to refer you to him, for his decision & Orders on the subject. I am Sir with great regd Your most Obedt Servt

D. Humphrys A.D.C.

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