George Washington Papers

To George Washington from John Mauritius Goetschius, 8 August 1780

Dated agst 8 1780

Being Ordered by the Governor of Jersey State to take Posn near Dobb Ferry their to receave Direction from His Excellency the Commander In Chief. I hereby Inform His Excellency General Washington that I am at present near Dobbs Ferry Commanding [   ] [De]tathment of 150 Men belonging to the state Ridgment being in listed Perticular for Bergen County and cheef of my men wel acquainted in this County are here Waiting for your Excellencies orders and remain in all Respects with Submission most Obedient servants.

John Mauritius Goetschius

Major Commandant [relaying]

in Cloaster 3 mile below

Dobs ferry arrived there this


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