Expenses for Trip from
Haverstraw, New York, to Black Point, New Jersey1
[White Plains, New York, July 28, 1778]
|Received from Capt Caleb Gibbs of the public money|
|in his hands||137||Dollars||137|
|Paid the expences of travelling for myself
five pilots, horses & servants from Head Quarters,
to Black Point, so far as vouchers were kept, which
|are herewith £19.4.9||48|
|due from A Hamilton to be charged to his private account|
ADS, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. On July 18, Washington had sent H to Black Point, New Jersey, to show D’Estaing a proposal for an attack on Rhode Island.
Enclosures to this letter, which are not printed, consist of bills paid by H en route.