Alexander Hamilton Papers

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

To Colonel Timothy Pickering

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


A working party of fifty men is ordered to parade tomorrow morning eight oClock at your quarters to take your orders. The object is to repair the road & briges for the march of the army to New Windsor by Pompton, Ringwood &c. A party of Artificers must accompany—A special charge to do the business well.1

Yr hum serv

Alx Hamilton   Aide De Camp

ALS, RG 93, Miscellaneous Records, National Archives.

1These preparations were for the attack described in Pickering to H, November 6, 1780, note 1.

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