To Brigadier General Alexander McDougall
Camp near Potts Grove [Pa.] 24th Sepr 1777
I am pleased to find by yours from Coryells Ferry that you are so near me.1 The Army will fall down to Night to a well known place called the Trap 24 Miles from Philada. Tomorrow we shall proceed further down towards Philada. I am Dear Sir Yr most obt Servt
LS, in Tench Tilghman’s writing, owned (1997) by Mr. Joseph Rubinfine, West Palm Beach, Florida. The letter is addressed: “To Brigr Genl McDougall on his March from Coryells Ferry.”
1. This letter has not been found.