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.
1. John Hancock was President of the Continental Congress.
2. Thomas Antoine, Chevalier de Mauduit du Plessis, was appointed a captain in the Continental artillery on April 15, 1777.