George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, 12 July 1781

Head Quarters 12h July 1781


Tomorrow Evening will answer very well for the movement I mentiond to your Excellency Yesterday. and I will arrange matters accordingly—2000 French Troops besides Lauzuns Legien with the Troops I shall order from the American line will be sufficient to make the reconnoitre [   ]out hazarding an Insult from the [   ]my. I shall have the honor of sp[   ]ing more in detail to your Excellen[   ] on this subject between this and tom[   ]—I am just setting out for Dobbs’s ferry. I have the honor to be &a.

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