George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Major Joseph Prowell, 9 April 1779

To Major Joseph Prowell

Head Quarters Middle Brook April 9th 1779


I have received your letter by Lieut: Jackson.1

The regiment late Patton’s is to march immediately to Wyoming where it will be incorporated with the one late Hartley’s—and receive further orders from General Hand.2

Malcoms regiment is to join and incorporate with Spencers.3 I am Sir Your most Obedt servt.

Df, in Alexander Hamilton’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

2For GW’s orders sending troops to the Wyoming Valley, see GW to Edward Hand, 1 April; Hand to GW, 5 April, n.2; and GW to Hand, this date.

3For the consolidations of the Additional Continental Regiments commanded by colonels William Malcom, Oliver Spencer, John Patton and Thomas Hartley, see Hartley to GW, 1 March, and n.5 to that document; see also GW to McDougall, 16 March.

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