Alexander Hamilton Papers

George Washington to John Hancock, 12 August 1777

George Washington to John Hancock

Camp at Cross Roads1 [Pennsylvania] August 12, 1777. Has instructed Brigadier General Silas Newcomb to maintain New Jersey militia at Woodbury. Asks if Major General Tronson du Coudray may call on Newcomb for aid.

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

1Also known as Neshaminy Camp. This later became Hartsville, Pennsylvania.

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