Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Brigadier General Henry Knox, [25 June 1779]

To Brigadier General Henry Knox

[New Windsor, New York, June 25, 1779]


A party of the enemy’s horse with about 1000 infantry are said to be at Pines bridge.1 Possibly the stores at New Millford2 may be the object. The General requests you will send a proper person to see what progress may have been made in removing them and to complete the removal.

I have the honor to be   Your most Obed ser

A Hamilton   Aide De Camp

ALS, Mr. Otto Madlener, Hubbard Woods, Illinois; ADfS, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1Bridge across Croton River at southeast corner of Yorktown, New York.

2New Milford was in Bergen County, New Jersey.

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