Alexander Hamilton Papers

George Washington to John Hancock, 12 April 1777

George Washington to John Hancock1

Morristown [New Jersey] April 12, 1777. Introduces Mauduit du Plessis2 and recommends his appointment as a captain of artillery.

LS, in writing of H, Papers of the Continental Congress, National Archives.

1John Hancock was President of the Continental Congress.

2Thomas Antoine, Chevalier de Mauduit du Plessis, was appointed a captain in the Continental artillery on April 15, 1777.

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