George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Anthony Wayne, 26 September 1780

Robinsons Sepr 26th 1780

Dr Sir

Instead of coming to The Ferry you will march your brigade by Storms and Clements to West Point sending your baggage by water. You will, for this purpose, send forward your Qr Mr to Kings Ferry to prepare boats, with directions, if there are not a sufficiency there, to come on to West Point for them. I am Sir Your most Obedt & hume Serv.

Go: Washington

If there should be two brigades on their march the Officer Commanding will detach one of them in the above manner and half the other at some convenient place in the rear of Stoney Point abt William’s.

MiU-C: Schoff Collection.

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