Alexander Hamilton Papers

George Washington to John Jay, 21 July 1779

George Washington to John Jay

New Windsor [New York] July 21, 1779. Discusses motives for attack on Stony Point and plans for capture of Verplanks Point. Explains why Verplanks Point was not taken and why Stony Point was evacuated. Reports that British have reoccupied Stony Point.

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

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