George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski, 29 September 1778

To Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski

Head Quarters Fredericksburg 29th Sepr 1778


You are to proceed immediately upon the Rect of this with your whole Corps both Horse and Foot and put yourself under the command of Major General Lord Stirling, who will be in the neighbourhood of paramus. As the Enemy are out in considerable force in Jersey, near Hackinsack, you will make particular enquiry of their situation as you advance, lest you should fall in with their parties. I am &c.

Df, in Tench Tilghman’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW. This letter was sent to Pulaski by way of Major General Stirling.

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