Washington, George, 1732-1799. The writings of George Washington from the original manuscript sources: Volume 4
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To TIMOTHY PICKERING, JUNIOR Cambridge, February 1, 1776.
Sir: Your favor of yesterday I received and am sorry to hear, that the Quota of Militia, which the Town of Salem was to
furnish by Resolve of the Honorable General Court, cannot be had. The generous tender of Services made by you, Sir, and the rest of the Volunteers claims a return of my sincere thanks; -- should I have occasion to call upon them, I shall do it; at present I wish them to continue at Salem and to hold themselves in readiness. I am, Sir, etc.