George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Colonel James Hogun, 4 September 1778

To Colonel James Hogun

Head Quarters White plains 4 Sepr 1778


Since the orders sent to you last Evening,1 I have seen the surgeon General, who wishes to have the innoculation of your Regiment put off at present, especially as there is not the least danger of infection. You will therefore march to Fort Arnold at West point and there put yourself under the command of Colo. Malcom and assist in carrying on the Works at that post, untill Arms and Accoutrements can be provided. I am Sir Your most ob.

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

1These orders have not been identified.

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