George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Major General Philemon Dickinson, 24 June 1778

To Major General Philemon Dickinson

John Hunts [Hopewell, N.J.] near the Baptist meeting House
June 24th 1778 ½ after 4 A.M.

Dr Sir

At four OClock this morning I received your favor of yesterday dated ½ after 11 P.M. If Genl Clinton’s intention is what you supposed it to be, it will be extremely difficult to account for his conduct. It is likely his movements in a little time or his delays will place his views out of doubt with all. I am Dr Sir.

P.s. I wish to know the whole number of Militia you have collected—how they are disposed & the particular objects of each division. These are points material for me to know. I also wish to know where Colo. Morgan and his Corps are.

Df, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

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