George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Captain Charles Craig, 18 November 1777

From Captain Charles Craig

[Frankford, Pa., 18 November 1777]
½ past 11 OClock [A.M.]


I have this moment receiv’d information of Lord Cornwallace’s crossing in Jersey Last night with four thousand men.1 I Shall write more percticularly this evening. I have the Honour to be Yr Excellencys Most Obt Servt

C. Craig

ALS, DLC:GW. The cover indicates that Craig sent this letter “per Dragoon.”

1For a fuller account of the British and Hessian troop movements on the night of 17–18 Nov., see John Clark, Jr.’s second letter to GW, 18 Nov., and note 1.

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