Alexander Hamilton Papers

George Washington to John Hancock, 10 August 1777

George Washington to John Hancock

Camp near Germantown [Pennsylvania] August 10, 1777. Reports that Army has been moved to Coryells Ferry. Discusses desirability of defending Fort Island rather than Billingsport. Asks permission to have Major General Tronson du Coudray survey region between Marcus Hook and Philadelphia.

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

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