Alexander Hamilton Papers

George Washington to John Rutledge, 16 May 1780

George Washington to John Rutledge

Morristown [New Jersey] May 16, 1780. Encloses two letters for Major General Benjamin Lincoln. Discusses advantages and disadvantages of raising the siege of Charleston. Asks for “speedy” opinion on a suitable place of debarkation, if French fleet should proceed south.

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

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