George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Guy Carleton, 24 November 1783

New York 24th November 1783


Agreeable to the notification given You in my Letter of the 22d instant, I purpose to withdraw from this place tomorrow at Noon, by which time I conclude your troops will be near the Barrier. The Guards from the Redoubts & on the East River shall be first withdrawn, but an Officer will be sent out to give information to your advance Guard when the Troops move.

A Packet from England is this morning arrived. I transmit a letter addressed to your Excellency which came enclosed in my Dispatches. I am, Sir, Your Excellency’s most obedient and most humble Servant

Guy Carleton

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