George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Brigadier General William Maxwell, 6 May 1779

From Brigadier General William Maxwell

Elizth Town [N.J.] 6th May 1779


Since I wrote to your Excellency yesterday I found some difficulty in geting the Tents &ca. I have now wrote to General Green giving him a full account of our sittuation and beg’d that he would wait on your Excellency and know what part of our movements and destination you thought proper to communicate to him; that when I received any future Orders from you to move the whole, or any part of the Brigade he would then have every requisite for that purpose, in readyness.1 I have sent this by my Brigad Quarter Master. I have nothing now to day and am Your Excellencys Most Obedt Humble Servant

Wm Maxwell


1Maxwell’s letter of this date to Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene is in PPAmP; see also Greene Papers description begins Richard K. Showman et al., eds. The Papers of General Nathanael Greene. 13 vols. Chapel Hill, N.C., 1976–2005. description ends , 3:462.

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