George Washington Papers

Circular to the General Officers, 13 June 1779

Circular to the General Officers

Head Quarters Smiths Clove [N.Y.] June 13th 1779


In case the enemy should march against West point, the inclosed is a general disposition for the army.1 which is to be varied according to circumstances and the particular movements of the enemy. I am Sir Yr Most Obet servant

Go: Washington

LS, in Richard Kidder Meade’s writing, MIU-C: Greene Papers; LS, addressed to Henry Knox, in Richard Kidder Meade’s writing, NNGL; Df, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW. The docket of the draft manuscript identifies this item as a circular to the general officers.

1The enclosed document has not been identified, but the likely text is printed as an enclosure to this letter.

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