George Washington Papers

VII. George Washington to Brigadier General John Stark, 21 November 1780

To Brigadier General John Stark

Head Quarters Passaic Falls 21 Novemr 1780


Capt. Humphrys one of my Aides de Camp1 is charged by me with orders of a private and particular nature, which he is to deliver to you and which you are to obey—He will inform you of the necessity of this mode of communication.2 I am Sir Yr most obt Servt.

Df, in Tech Tilghman’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1GW’s aide-de-camp David Humphreys had ranked as lieutenant colonel since May.

2See Document XII.

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