Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Colonel Timothy Pickering, 22 November 1780

From Colonel Timothy Pickering

Camp [Passaic Falls, New Jersey] Novr. 22. 1780.

Dr. Sir,

The five boats1 I had collected at Dobbs’ ferry arrived at Colo. Baldwin’s2 last evening. They want some repairs which are making.

The five which came from King’s ferry to the slote, were at paramus last Evening.

I am &c

T. Pickering QMG

LC, RG 93, Letters of Col. T. Pickering, National Archives.

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

2Colonel Jeduthan Baldwin, Artillery Artificer Regiment.

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