George Mercer to John Fenton Mercer
[Alexandria, 16 December 1755]
To Captain John Mercer. of the Virginia Regiment.
You are immediately, upon receipt hereof, to repair to Winchester, where you will meet with Colonel Washington, and receive further orders.
I am &c.
G:M. aid de camp.
Alexandria: December 16th 1755.
N:B. A Copy left at Alexandria, and another sent to Stafford, to him there.1
1. John Mercer went from Alexandria to Williamsburg on 5 Dec. to settle his military accounts, remained there until 16 Dec., and reached Winchester where GW was on 27 Dec.