George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Walton White, 26 June 1778

From Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Walton White

Robins Tavern [N.J.] 12 oClock [26 June 1778]


I received a letter this morning from Col: Harrison—with your Excellencys directions respecting the Mate, & two Privates left with Capt. Stevenson, & have inclosed his Promise which contains his, & the Privates Names.1 Col: Hamilton has ordered me to ⟨put⟩ my detatchment under the Command of the Marquis De la Fayett—as every inteligence will be given to him, I suppose he send to your Excellency as occasion may require, I should be glad Col: Moylan may be informed of my detachment being with the Marquis, & Major Clows with Genl Scott, I am your Excellency’s Most obedt H: Servt

Anthy W: White


1Neither Lt. Col. Robert Hanson Harrison’s letter to White nor the enclosed “Promise” has been found; see Jacob Morris to GW, 24 June.

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