George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Colonel Goose Van Schaick, 27 October 1778

From Colonel Goose Van Schaick

Camp Continental Vilage [N.Y.] 27th October 1778


As General Clinton is absent, I have taken the Liberty to acknowledge the receipt of your Excellencies Letter of the 25 Instant1 & also to inform you that the Brigade Still lye at the Continental Village except Colo: Cortlandts Regt which marched last Monday2 & I am informed are now Incamped at or near Wappins Creek—the Colonel will be made acquainted this day with directions for him to halt. The utmost punctuality will be paid to your Excellencies Instructions relative to this Pass, where I shall continue till I have the honor to receive your further orders—I am with the greatest respect, your Excellencies most humble Servt

G. V. Schaick


2The previous Monday was 26 October.

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