George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Brigadier General Alexander McDougall, 24 September 1777

To Brigadier General Alexander McDougall

Camp near Potts Grove [Pa.] 24th Septem. 1777


Since writing to you this morning, it has been determined in consequence of farther intelligence that it will be more adviseable to remain on the ground which we occupy at present, than to march to the Trap as was at first intended—you will therefore regulate your movements accordingly. I am Sir Your most Obedt Servt

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LS, in Caleb Gibbs’s writing, NHi: McDougall Papers. GW franked the addressed cover.

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