George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Brigadier General William Woodford, 19 June 1778

To Brigadier General William Woodford

Norrington [Pa.] June 19: 1778

Dr Sir

I request you to inform me by the return of the Bearer how far you have proceeded on your march and of the precise place of your encampment to night. I am told by some accident, you have not pursued the Same Route which General Lee has. I have advanced myself with the remainder of the Army to Norrington, about Eight or Nine miles, and shall proceed precisely at four to morrow morning. My latest intelligence from Jersey was from Genls Dickinson & Maxwell who advised me that the Enemy moved from Haddonfield yesterday towards Evesham.1 I am Dr Sir Yr Most Obedt servant

Go: Washington

LS (photocopy), in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, in Superior Galleries catalog, 5 June 1993, item 1580. GW signed the cover.

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