George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Major Thomas Posey, 20 December 1778

To Major Thomas Posey

Head Quarters Middle Brook [N.J.] Decr 20th 1778


Your presence with the Regiment to which you belong is now necessary, you will therefore on the receipt of this, repair here—I have written to the commanding officer at Albany, if he thinks the Corps you command can be spared, to order the Troops that compose it to join their respective Regts of this you will be informed—but you will lose no time in coming yourself.1 I am Sir your mo. Obet Servt

Go: Washington

LS, in Richard Kidder Meade’s writing, CSmH; Df, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW. GW signed the cover of the LS.

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