George Washington to
Brigadier General Alexander McDougall
Morristown [New Jersey] March 15, 1777. Approves of McDougall’s decision to order troops to Forts Constitution and Montgomery instead of to Peekskill, New York. Approves stationing of Colonel Henry B. Livingston in Westchester to secure magazines. Urges inoculation when needed. Instructs McDougall to receive Massachusetts troops.
Df, dated March 14, 1777, in writings of Robert H. Harrison and H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.