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[ Smiths Clove, New York, June 21, 1779. ] Orders Butler to move his troops. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Butler was a colonel of the Ninth Pennsylvania Regiment.
I have received your letter of yesterday. I imagine the complement of infantry has been completed since you left this, and have directed a proportion of drums and fifes to be sent you. On a more particular examination of the fort and its dependencies, I find that the forest of Deane is not an eligible post for your main body; but that it will be better stationed somewhere at A in the inclosed...