George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Major General Philemon Dickinson, 14 September 1777

To Major General Philemon Dickinson

Head Quarters near German Town [Pa.] Sepr 14. 1777


I have this morning received a copy of your letter to Congress informing of the enemy’s incursion into the Jersies. You will perceive by the inclosed letters what steps I have taken in consequence of your information. After perusing them, you will forward them with all dispatch.1 On your part I am confident you will do every thing in your power to assist in counteracting the enemy. I am with esteem Sir Your most Obed. serv.

Df, in Alexander Hamilton’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

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