George Washington to
Brigadier General David Forman1
[Whitpain Township, Pennsylvania] October 21, 1777. Believes that British will attack Red Bank. Requests Forman to collect as many militiamen as possible and go to aid of that post. Has asked Brigadier General Silas Newcomb to do the same.
Df, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Forman was a brigadier general in the New Jersey Militia and a colonel in one of the Sixteen Additional Continental Regiments.