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  Letter to Benjamin Tupper, May 20, 1782
George Washington. Letter signed: Head Quarters, to Col. Benjamin Tupper, 1782 May 20. 1 p.

Head Quarters 20th May 1782


I have recvd your Letter of the 11th Instant and another without date the former inclosing the proceedings of a Court Martial held for the Trial of Shem Kentfield.

Inclosed you have Copy of the General Order approving the proceedings and a Warrant for the Execution of the Prisoner the place of Execution is left to you.

The necessity of the Contractors furnishing lard bread when required has been represented to Mr. Morris who will doubtless take measures accordingly.

I am
Your very humble
George Washington