George Washington Papers

George Mercer to John Fenton Mercer, 16 December 1755

George Mercer to John Fenton Mercer

[Alexandria, 16 December 1755]

To Captain John Mercer. of the Virginia Regiment.

You are immediately, upon receipt hereof, to repair to Winchester, where you will meet with Colonel Washington, and receive further orders.

I am &c.

G:M. aid de camp.

Alexandria: December 16th 1755.

N:B. A Copy left at Alexandria, and another sent to Stafford, to him there.1


1John Mercer went from Alexandria to Williamsburg on 5 Dec. to settle his military accounts, remained there until 16 Dec., and reached Winchester where GW was on 27 Dec.

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