George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Brigadier General David Wooster, 28 September 1775

From Brigadier General David Wooster

Harlem [N.Y.] Sepr 28th 1775


This just serves to inform your Excellency that I return’d to this place from Long Island immediately upon the receipt of your favour of the 2d Instant—& that in pursuance of an Order from the Continental Congress I shall this afternoon embark with all the Troops under my command for Albany there to wait the Orders of General Scuyler.1 I am Sr in haste your Excellency’s most obedt hble Servt

Davd Wooster


1See Hancock to Wooster, 20 Sept. 1775, in Smith, Letters of Delegates description begins Paul H. Smith et al., eds. Letters of Delegates to Congress, 1774–1789. 26 vols. Washington, D.C., 1976–2000. description ends , 2:33–34.

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