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Letter to the George A. Washington, July 10, 1783

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George Washington. Autograph letter signed: Newburgh, to George A. Washington, 1783 July 10. 3 p.

Newburgh July 10th 1783

Dear George,

The letter you wrote me from New York came safe – so did that from Rhode Island of the 20th ult: tho’ not by Major . It gave me pain to had not at the date of the last received any [relief] from your dis but as you are now settled in good Quarters an agreeable part of the , I please myself with the hope of hearing the benefits of it.

Inclosed is Doc[tor] advice respecting your Bathing and a cordial for your spirits. Mrs. Washington has had three of the Ague & fever & is much with it – the better, having prevented the fit yesterday by a plentiful application of the Bark – she is too indisposed to write to you by this days Post, but desires me to inform you that the Letter which you put under cover to her will be forwarded to messer by the Southern Mail.

[2] The Pennsylvania Troops at Phil[adelphi]a, have be guilty of such indignant con Congress conceiving that the authority of the Sovereign power not sufficiently attended to an supported by that State have re to Princeton in the Jerseys they are now sitting.

A body have marched from this place to quell the disorderly & mutinous conduct of the Pen[n]sylvanians who, it seems have returned to their obedience, but examples I expect will be made of some of them for which purpose the Detachment from hence have continued their march & by the last Acc[oun]ts were in the act of passing the Delaware at Trenton.

We have no Acc[oun]t yet of the Definitive Treaty & things in New York remain in Status quo. If you should stand in need of any thing let me know it without reserve. Your Aunt joins me in best wishes for your health and every other temporal blessing and I am affect[ionat]e regard.

D[ea]r George.
Y[ou]r Sincere friend
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