George Washington Papers

From Benjamin Walker to Edward Hand, 14 February 1783

Head Quarters 14 feby 1783


The Commander in Chief has reced information that some Waggons are on the road to Camp—laden with money for the Army—they were Escorted by a Guard from Philadelphia to Pompton—where a Guard of twenty men took charge of them & was to bring them to Ringwood, if possible this Evening.

His Excellency desires that for the farther Security of the Treasure a Guard of a Captain & fifty Men may be detached immediately to Relieve Genl Hazens Guard & Escort the Waggons to Camp. I am &c.


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