To Major General Anthony Wayne
Head Quarters [West Point] 28 Sepr 1779.
I do not at present see any objection to your taking the position you mention in yours of this morning, but I cannot undertake to determine fully, untill I have received a Report from Generals Knox and Du portail of their reconnoitering yesterday.1
If you are not engaged tomorrow I shall expect the pleasure of your Company at dinner when we will settle the above.2 I am with great Regard Dear Sir Your most obt Servt
LS, in Tench Tilghman’s writing, PHi: Wayne Papers; Df, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW. GW signed the cover of the LS.