George Washington to
Brigadier General Francis Nash1
City Tavern [Philadelphia] August 3, 1777. Orders Nash to hold troops and vessels in readiness.
Df, in writings of Richard Kidder Meade and H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Francis Nash, Brigadier General in the Continental Army from North Carolina, died October 17, 1777, of wounds received at Germantown on October 4.