George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Mordecai Gist, 10 April 1780

Hd Qr 10th April 1780.

Dr Sr

The Maryland division will move to the Southward as speedily as possible—You will therefore be pleased to see the Qr Mr & Commy immediately that the best and most expeditious means in their power may be used to put the Troops in motion—I wish no unavoidable delay to take place on this occasion. I am &c.


P.S. You will direct the Py Ms of the Division to draw pay for the several Regts to the 1st Inst no time shd be lost in giving these orders or in the execution of them.

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