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