Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to George Washington, 26 October 1794

To George Washington

Berlin [Pennsylvania] October 26, 1794


The very late arrival of the waggons the injury to a number of them & the dispersed situation of the troops render it impracticable to leave this place today as was inten[d]ed. But the baggage & stores go forward & tomorrow the troops must move. I apprehend no material derangement of the general plan. An express has been dispatched to Governor Lee1 advising him of the state of things here.

Nothing from the Western Country.

With the greatest respect & attachment I have the honor to be Sir   Your obed ser

A Hamilton

The President of the UStates

ALS, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress; copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1Henry Lee was in command of the militia army.

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