George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Major General William Heath, 1 July 1779

To Major General William Heath

Head Quarters New Windsor July 1st 79


Major General Baron De Steuben will have the pleasure of delivering you this. He waits upon you to make some arrangements in your division relatively to his department, in which I am persuaded you will chearfully cooperate.1 His important services intitle him to our confidence & esteem. I am Sir Your most Obedt servant

Go: Washington

LS, in Alexander Hamilton’s writing, MHi: Heath Papers.

1The general orders for 30 June had directed Major General Steuben to inspect and instruct Heath’s division (see also Heath’s first letter to GW of 11 July).

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