George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Colonel Daniel Morgan, 25 November 1778

To Colonel Daniel Morgan

Head Quarters Fredericksbg [N.Y.] 25th Novemr 1778

Dear Sir

You are to remain at Pompton untill the Rear Division of the Convention Troops has passed Chester on their Route to Sussex Court House. You are then to march to Middle Brook and receive directions from the Quarter Master General for the position of the Brigade under your command in the line of encampment. The Regiment sent to Hackinsack is to remain there till ordered off or releived. I am Dear Sir Yr most obt Servt

Go: Washington

P.S. I have recd yours of the 24th: When the Virginia Brigades are all assembled at Middle Brook I will consider of the expediency of granting Furloughs to those who will reinlist.

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

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