George Washington Papers

Memorandum, 6 September 1755


[Fredericksburg, 6 September 1755]

At the same time, the Instructions given to the other Subalterns were the same with these,1 differing only in this Respect; those who were ordered to Rendezvous at Fredericksburgh, were to apply to Mr Dick for orders, in case the Field Officer for that place was not arrived; and those who were ordered to Alexandria, were to apply to Mr Carlyle.

After issuing the aforesaid Orders, I set out for Fredericksburgh; from whence I sent Expresses with the following Letters and Orders.


1The last two paragraphs in GW’s Memorandum, 3 Sept. 1755, comprise his instructions to Austin Brockenbrough, which are referred to here.

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