George Washington Papers

To George Washington from George Clinton, 13 August 1783

Pokeepsie 13th Augt 1783

Dear Sir

I would just inform your Excellency that since Colo. Humphrey left me this Afternoon I have received a very satisfactory Report from this Person, employed to procure Money on Loan for the Use of the State; so that the only difficulty which now remains is to Justify me in the Appropriation of it for this Purpose of Garissioning the Western Posts And to this End I shall convene a Council without Delay & lay before them your Excellencys Requisitions on this Subject. I have the Honor to be with the highest Respect & Esteem your Excellency’s most Obedt Servt

Geo. Clinton

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