George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Elias Dayton, 18 August 1781

Head Quarters 18th Augt 1781.


You will be pleased to give the Officer commanding the Artillery upon the West side of the River such assistance as he want in embarking the heavy Cannon. I am Sir Yr most obt Servt

Go: Washington

P.S. You will prepare for a March to morrow Morning, with the Jersey Continental Troops under your Command—You will receive further Orders this Evening—Baggage & every thing else which appertains to the Troops is to be removed. Yr &ca

G. Washington

PU: Armstrong Collection.

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