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Patrick Henry to George Washington, April 18, 1778

Dear Sir: Wmburgh Apl 18th. 1778.

I beg the Favor of you to accept from the Governor & Council the Articles contain’d in the inclosed Memorandum. They go by a Galley to the Head of Elk addresed to Colo Hollingsworth’s Care. I wish they were more worthy your acceptance.


With Sincere Regard, I am, Dear Sir, Your most obedient & very humble Servant,


P. Henry. His Excellency, General Washington, at Head Quarters. With sundry Packages.

Printed in William Wirt Henry, Patrick Henry: Life, Correspondence, and Speeches (1891), 3: 156. A note at the end of the letter in WWH reads: "[Endorsed.] Williamsburg, 18th Apl 1778 from Governor Henry with List of Stores sent his Excelly Ansd 16th May."