Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Brigadier General Anthony Wayne, 20 July 1780

From Brigadier General Anthony Wayne

Totowa [New Jersey] July 20, 1780. “The troops will move from this Ground at 3. OClock … should His Excellency have anything particular to mention or Recommend,1 I will wait on him if Necessary.”

ALS, New Jersey Historical Society, Newark.

1On July 20, 1780, Washington sent Wayne orders to make an attempt against Bulls Ferry, which was on the Hudson, about four miles north of Hoboken, New Jersey (GW description begins John C. Fitzpatrick, ed., The Writings of George Washington (Washington, 1931–1944). description ends , XIX, 216).

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