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.
1. Malcom 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.