George Washington Papers

From Tench Tilghman to Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron [von] Steuben, 17 June 1780

Head Quarters 17th June 1780.


His Excellency requests you to give directions to Major Lee to send in a Flag tomorrow Morning with Mr Robt Neil—Robt Watson and Cornelius Van Horne with a Waggon with their Baggage to Elizabeth Town—These Gentlemen were admitted by the Enemy to enjoy a parole which will expire tomorrow—They will meet the Flag at a place which Colo. Hay will appoint upon the Newark Road. I am most respectfully Yrs

Tench Tilghman


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