Major General John Sullivan to
Lieutenant Colonels Alexander Hamilton and John Laurens1
[September 20, 1777. On September 21, 1777, Hamilton and Laurens wrote to Sullivan: “We have just received your favour of Yesterday.” Letter not found.]
1. Laurens, like H, was an aide-de-camp of Washington. A native of South Carolina and the son of Henry Laurens, John Laurens was H’s closest friend in Washington’s official family.