George Washington Papers

George Mercer to Thomas Waggener, 10 October 1755

George Mercer to Thomas Waggener

Winchester: October 10th 1755.

To Captain Thomas Waggoner.

It is Colonel Washingtons Orders, that you, with the Detachment under your Command, make all possible Dispatch to Winchester: The Times are such as require your presence with your command, very much.

He makes no doubt, but you have complied with his Orders, as to the Arms and Ammunition; as well as in every other Respect,1 So orders me to conclude, Recommending Dispatch to you. I am, &c.

G: Mercer, Aid de Camp


1See both sets of instructions from GW to Waggener, 8 Oct. 1755.

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