Colonel George Ried. Letter
(extract, copy): Albany, to George Washington, 1782 June 08.
of a Letter from Colo. Ried
at Albany – 8th June 1782
- different hand: To W.]
must inform you that we are almost Distitute of Cartriges in this Quarter –
the few that are on Hand, are much too small, being made for the Militia Arms
– I wish a Quantity of Musquet Ball, Cartrige paper & thread, may be
ordered on as soon as possible – there is powder in Store sufficient for the
present – ”
I am &tc.
Geo: Ried –