George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Timothy Pickering, 8 September 1781

Head Quarters Head of Elk 8th Sept. 1781

Dear Sir

As soon as you have arranged Matters & sent on a Gentleman of your Department to mark out the different Stages & haltg Places, for the Horses & Teams on the followg Route—from hence to—Bald Friars—thence



Elk Ridge Landg


George Town—from thence

Falls of Rappahanack—avoidg

Accoquan Ferry—

to—Caroline Court House



You will come forward yourself as expeditiously as may be to the Army with the Marquis De Lafayette—Colo. Lutterlough will see to providing Forage—and is invested with Powers for impressing the same in Case of Necessity. I am Dear Sir Your Most Obedt Servant

Go: Washington

DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.

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