George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Major Joseph Prowell, 17 April 1779

To Major Joseph Prowell

Head Quarters [Middlebrook] April 17th: 1779


I am informed by Capt: Mc:Lane that two officers and some men belonging to his Company are Marching with the Detachment under your Command. As his Company is by the Resolve of Congress Annexed to the Delaware Batalion.1 You will Immediately send back that part of it which is with you, with Directions to proceed to this Camp. I am Sir Your most Obdt: Servt:

G. Washington.

Typescript, DLC:GW, series 9. A note at the bottom of the typescript indicates that it was taken from a copy written by Prowell, which was held in 1939 by the American Autograph Shop in Merion Station, Pennsylvania.

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