Alexander Hamilton Papers

Circular to the States by George Washington, 22 May 1779

Circular to the States by George Washington

Middlebrook [New Jersey] May 22, 1779. Discusses weakness of Army, depreciation of currency, disaffection and lethargy of the people, and danger in the South. Warns against “an expectation of peace and an opinion of the Enemys inability to send more troops to this country.” Asks states to complete battalions and comply with the congressional resolve concerning the clothing department.

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

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