George Washington to
Brigadier General Preudhomme de Borre1
Philadelphia, August 3, 1777. Orders De Borre to remain at Bound Brook until enemy arrives at “the Hook” and then to proceed to Peekskill. Condemns De Borre’s execution of a Tory.
Df, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. De Borre arrived in America in March, 1777, and enlisted in the American Army as a volunteer. He resigned in the same year.