George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Robert Morris, 19 March 1783

Newburgh 19th Mar. 83

Dear Sir,

The Money which was received in Feby or March last year for my Household Expences, is more than expended; and the subsistence Notes in the hands of the D. Pay Master will procure nothing from the Country people. Be so kind then, my good Sir; as to point me to the means with which these expences are to be borne.

For immediate & pressing calls I was obliged, a day or two ago, to draw upon the Contingent fund in the hand of the Pay Master for 200 dollars—whether this is the source to which I am to have recourse in future remains with you to decide. I am, Dr Sir—&ca

G. W——n

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