TRANSCRIPT GLC 2437.53.046
George Washington. Letter signed: [s.l], to Major L’Enfant,
1783 October 16. 1 p. + addr.
16 Octr. 1783 –
[inserted - different hand: L’Enfant]
Permission is hereby granted to Mr. LEnfant Major of the
Corps of Engineers in the service of the United States to
be absent from his Corps untill the first day of May next
– for the purpose of going to France on his own private
Given under my hand
and Seal the 16 Octr. 1783 –
Major L Enfants permission
to go to France __ 16 October
Notes: Date appears at bottom of the original document but
place at top of transcription for convention.