Alexander Hamilton Papers

George Washington to Colonel William Malcom, 27 June 1777

George Washington to Colonel William Malcom1

Middlebrook [New Jersey] June 27, 1777. Appoints Malcom to the command of a regiment. Gives instructions for completion of this regiment. Orders Malcom to the field.

Df, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1Malcom had been a major and then a colonel of the New York Militia. The regiment referred to in this letter was one of the Sixteen Additional Continental Regiments.

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