George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Major General Horatio Gates, 17 July 1778

From Major General Horatio Gates

Head Quarters Havestraw [N.Y.] 17th July 1778

For the Garrison of West point, it is agreed by—Major General Gates, Major General Mac Dougall, His Excellency Govr Clinton, & Brigadier General Glover.

That, Colonel Van Schaieks, Col. James Livingstons, & Col. Armands Corps; amm[o]unting as they are Estimated, to 900 Rank, & File; be sent immediately to relieve that post; & that one Other Continental Regiment, be added to them, as His Excellency upon examination wi[t]h The Adjutun⟨t⟩ General shall please to Direct.

Horatio Gates


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