Alexander Hamilton Papers

George Washington to John Sullivan, 25 November 1780

George Washington to John Sullivan1

Passaic Falls [New Jersey] November 25, 1780. Introduces the Chevalier de Chastellux.2 Asks Sullivan to support the promotion of Brigadier General Henry Knox and Washington’s ideas on the “Inspectorate department.”

Df, in writings of George Washington and H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1Sullivan was at this time a member of Congress from New Hampshire.

2François Jean, Chevalier de Chastellux, was maréchal-de-camp and major general of the French army in America.

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