George Washington Papers

From Edward Hand to Timothy Pickering, 21 August 1781

Kings ferrey 21st August 1781


His Excellency desires you may immediately send an intelligent person to examine the present state of the roads & Bridges from hence to Pompton Plains & from the yellow house in pompton, to the little falls of Passaick, by Ogdens Iron works, crossing the Passaick by the two bridges at the forks, & make report to him as soon as may be, at the same he wishes to be informed if the road which leads from the [   ]neither end of Pompton to Ogdens Iron works & without crossing the Ramapough be practicable for Carriages. I am sir yr Obedt Servt

Edwd Hand A. Gl

DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.

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