Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Colonel Timothy Pickering, [22 November 1780]

To Colonel Timothy Pickering

[Passaic Falls, New Jersey, November 22, 1780]

My Dr. Col

There are five more boats1 will be at Dobbes ferry, say the Slote,2 thursday night. Endeavour if possible to have teams there for them by that time. You will receive further instructions in the mean time. Let us hear from you on this article.

Alx Hamilton   Aide De Camp

ALS, RG 93, Miscellaneous Records, National Archives.

1These boats were being assembled for the projected attack described in Pickering to H, November 6, 1780, note 1.

2The name given to the landing at Tappan, New York.

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