George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Arthur St. Clair, 6 October 1780

Head Quarters Orange Town 6th October 1780

Dear Sir

Four Brigades which are to compose the Garrison of West point march from this Camp tomorrow Morning—As soon therefore as a sufficient number of Men to relieve the 2d Pennsylvania Brigade and Meigs’s Regiment arrive, you will direct those Corps to join the Army, which will lay near prekaness, by the shortest Route. I have myself given orders to Genl Wayne to move tomorrow morning with the 1st Brigade. You will be pleased to remain yourself untill relieved by another Major General. I am with great Regard Dear Sir Your most obt Servt

Go: Washington


Index Entries