George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Brigadier General Anthony Wayne, 14 July 1779

From Brigadier General Anthony Wayne

Fort Montgomery [N.Y.] 14th July 17791

Dear General

I am this moment honored with your’s of this day & note the Contents—I shall effect the Interview you wish in the least Suspicious manner possible.

every thing will be in readiness at the time you mention—I shall do myself the Honor to enclose you the plan & Disposition tomorrow.2 Interim I am Your Excellencies Most Obt Huml. Sert

Anty Wayne

ALS (photocopy), ViU: Gwathney Autograph Collection microfilm; ADfS, PHi: Wayne Papers.

1Wayne’s draft manuscript reads “2. OClock. P.M.” at the end of the dateline.

2See Wayne to GW, 15 July, and his “Plan of Attack” printed as an enclosure with that document.

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