Alexander Hamilton Papers

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

To Colonel Timothy Pickering

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

Dr Sir

The additional boats1 must take the same route with the others; when they arrive they must be muffled.

A Hamilton   ADC

The impress if possible ought to be deferred ’till after the point of execution. But if you pass by to day and will call in, we can best speak of this.

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.

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