Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Major General William Alexander, Lord Stirling, [24 July 1780]

To Major General William Alexander, Lord Stirling

[Preakness, New Jersey, July 24, 1780]

My Lord.

By His Excellys. command I am to request you will be pleased to put General Hands1 brigade under marching orders to move by break of day tomorrow morning. He will see General Greene2 and take orders from him. An impress of waggons is the object. I have the honor to be with the truest attacht. Yr Lordships Most Obedt. serv.

Alex Hamilton   Aide De Camp

ALS, MS Division, New York Public Library.

1Brigadier General Edward Hand, Continental Army.

2Major General Nathanael Greene.

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