George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Brigadier General William Maxwell, 26 June 1780

To Brigadier General William Maxwell

Paquonnick [N.J.] June 26: 1780 6 OClock A.M.

Dr Sir

From some information I have received this morning—I think it necessary that Your Brigade should advance, which I directed to halt by a Line last night.1 You will therefore march on with it till You join the Army, unless You should receive orders to the contrary. I am Dr Sir Yr Most Obedt st

G. Washington

Df, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1GW’s letter to Maxwell of 25 June has not been found.

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