Alexander Hamilton Papers

George Washington to John Jay, 31 December 1778

George Washington to John Jay1

[Philadelphia] December 31, 1778. Asks if Congress is going to continue to employ Brigadier General Du Portail and if it intends to adopt Du Portail’s plan of defense.

Df, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1Henry Laurens had resigned as President of the Continental Congress on December 9, 1778, and John Jay was elected to that position on the following day.

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