George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Major General Philemon Dickinson, 22 June 1778

From Major General Philemon Dickinson

Drawbridge [near Bordentown, N.J.]
22 June 1778. 11 OClock

Dear Sir

The Enemy are advancing very fast upon the Bordentown road—they are so superior in Horse, that they push our few, where ever they see them—from every present Appearance, they will pass by Trenton, they will meet great opposition at this Bridge, as I am determined to defend it, as long as tis possible. I have the honor to be, Your Excellency’s Most Obt

Philemon Dickinson


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