Alexander Hamilton Papers

George Washington to Comte d’Estaing, 4 October 1779

George Washington to Comte d’Estaing

West Point, October 4, 1779. Describes British forces and position. Suggests an attack on either New York or Rhode Island. Explains difficulties involved in a joint undertaking. Describes navigation of Hell Gate.

Df, in writings of Richard Kidder Meade and H, Musée du Palais de Compiègne, et Musée de Blérancourt, Compiègne, France.

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