Washington, George (1732-1799) to Joseph Woodbridge
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06428 Author/Creator: Washington, George (1732-1799) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Letter signed Date: 3 September 1781 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket : free frank ; 23.5 x 19 cm.
Indicates that he has referred Woodbridge's letter about finalizing a cannon purchase to Robert Morris because he (Washington) has to march southward (for the Yorktown campaign). See also GLC06427 on the cannon purchase.
Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
Philadelphia 3d Septemr 1781
I have this Day been favor'd with your letter in Answer to mine respecting the Cannon of the Culloden - Being on my March with the Army to the Southward - I shall not have Opportunity myself to compleat the Purchase with you - but have referred your Letter & Proposals to Robt Morris Esqr Financier Genl of the States you may expect very soon to hear from him on the subject --- I am ----
Your most Obedt Servant
Mr Jos: Woodbridge
His Excellency G Washington
Sept 3d 1781
M Joseph Woodbridge
Go: Washington Groton
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