George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Brigadier General James Mitchell Varnum, 8 October 1777

To Brigadier General James Mitchell Varnum

Headquarters [Pa.], October 8, 1777


I this evening received your favour of this date,1 The Regiments under Cols. Greene & Angell are to proceed to Red Bank according to orders. I desire to be informed of their precise amount by this express, at daylight, tomorrow, and that you and Gen Huntington, will join me, with the Remainder, as early as you can. I am Sir Your most obed’t Serv’t

Go. Washington

Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries description begins Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries. 30 vols. New York, 1877–93. description ends , 7 (1881), 140–41.

1This letter has not been found.

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