George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Aaron Ogden, 22 November 1780

22 November 1780


The letter from Major Crane is left open for your perusal. You will converse with this Officer on the several objects of it, and after obtaining a knowledge of the number of Boats—their sizes—and how they can be got to the places I have mentioned to you, & have fixed the matter with respect to guides, you are to return with a report of your proceedings—at any rate you must be back by noon or friday.

Your own prudence will dictate to you a cautious conduct—not only with respect to secrecy, but for the safety of your person. Given at Head Quarters this 22d day of Novr 1780

Go. W——n

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