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Expenses for Trip from Haverstraw, New York, to Black Point, New Jersey, [28 July 1778]

Expenses for Trip from
Haverstraw, New York, to Black Point, New Jersey1

[White Plains, New York, July 28, 1778]

Dollars
Received from Capt Caleb Gibbs of the public money
   in his hands 137 Dollars 137 
Paid the expences of travelling for myself
five pilots, horses & servants from Head Quarters,
to Black Point, so far as vouchers were kept, which
   are herewith £19.4.9  48 
Ballance 89 
due from A Hamilton to be charged to his private account

A Hamilton

ADS, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1On July 18, Washington had sent H to Black Point, New Jersey, to show D’Estaing a proposal for an attack on Rhode Island.

Enclosures to this letter, which are not printed, consist of bills paid by H en route.

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