George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Colonel William Malcom, 21 July 1778

To Colonel William Malcom

[White Plains, 21 July 1778]


You are immediately to repair to Fort Arnold at West Point and take upon you the command of that post. You are to use your utmost diligince in carrying on and compleating the necessary Works, and when the Regiments, destined for the Garrison of the Fort, arrive, you are to send down all the new Levies that they may join their respective Regiments. Given at Head Quarters near White plains the 21st July 1778.


Df, in Tench Tilghman’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

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