1783.013: Circular Letter from George Washington.

Published: 1783

Full Title: A letter from His Excellency George Washington, Esq; commander in chief of the army of the United States, to His Excellency Benjamin Harrison, Esq; governour of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Author: Washington, George (1732-99).

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Nicolson & Prentis

Description: 16 pgs. (8vo)


Reprinting of a circular letter dated June 12, 1783 addressed to the various governors of the United States, here Benjamin Harrison. In this letter, Washington announced his impending retirement from command of the Continental Army and offered his views on the issues then facing the newly-independent country in the post-war years.

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