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Letter to Major L'Enfant, October 16, 1783

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 affairs –

Given under my hand
and Seal the 16 Octr. 1783 –
Go: Washington

By His
Excellencys Command

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.