George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Major Alexander Clough, 4 September 1778

From Major Alexander Clough

[Hackensack, N.J.] Sepr 4th [1778] 12 OClock—


I am inform’d by a person from New York, that the 27th Regt have sent thayr Baggage on board the Britania transport, three companys of Artillery are orderd on board the Howe, the Officers Baggage is sent on board—Another informs me thayr waggons are repair’d, and the horses are shoeing in every part of the town—Major tenpeny is order’d to raise a Corps of horse. I am Your Excellency[s] Most Obt Hbl. Servt

A. Clough

ALS, DLC:GW. The year is taken from the endorsement on the cover.

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