George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Brigadier General Charles Scott, 1 October 1778

To Brigadier General Charles Scott

Fishkill 1st October 1778

Dear Sir

Your favr of Yesterday reached me early this Morning. I am happy to hear of the success of Colo. Butlers enterprize to whom and all the Officers of his party be pleased to present my thanks for their behaviour. I am here for the convenience of reciving intelligence of the motions of the enemy on both sides the River. I am &ca.

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

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