Sunday, October 01, 2006

George Washington to Charles Cornwallis, January 8, 1777

“My Lord: Your Lordship's Favor of Yesterday was delivered to me by the Officer who met your Flag of Truce.
You may be assured, that no molestation will be offered to the Convoy of Money and Stores, which Genl. D'Heister means to send to the Hessians taken at Trenton, or to the Surgeon with Medicines for the Wounded at Princeton, by any part of the regular Army under my command: But I cannot answer for the Militia who are resorting to Arms in most parts of this State, and exceedingly exasperated at the Treatment they have met with, from both Hessian and British Troops...”

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