George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Robert Stewart, 4 May 1756

To Robert Stewart

[Winchester, 4 May 1756]

To Captain Robert Stewart, at Conogochieg.

You are to acquaint Captain Woodward, that it is my Orders that he Escort the provision-waggons from Conogochieg.1

I expect they will be there on Saturday next: and you are to see that they are loaded with all possible dispatch. Given at Winchester, May 4th 1756.



1For Henry Woodward’s movements, see GW to Nathaniel Milner, 4 May, n.1. GW ordered Stewart on 3 May to join his troop of light horse at Conococheague.

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