George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Brigadier General James Potter, 16 November 1777

To Brigadier General James Potter

Head Quarters [Whitemarsh, Pa.] 16 Novemr 1777


I desire you will immediately set all your people at work to making fascines. let them be about eight feet in length, about two feet in circumference, tight bound and composed of small wood. I am &c.

Df, in Tench Tilghman’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

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