George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Timothy Pickering, 26 July 1783

Saratogha 26 July 1783.


A nNumber of Batteaux will be wanting to transport the necessary provisions and Stores to the Garrisons which may be kept on the Western Waters[.] I must therefore desire that you will retain all such as are suitable for that purpose and have them put into repair. I am Sir Your very Obedient humble Servant

Go: Washington

P.S. They need be put in no other repair than what is necessary to transport them to Schenectady—they must be overhauled afterwards.


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