George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Elisha Sheldon, 2 September 1780

Head Quarters Bergen County Sepr 2d 1780


You will perceive by the inclosed that the two Connecticut state Regiments are ordered to join you in the vicinity of North Castle. If you should hear of any serious movement up the North River, you will march with those regiments and your corps with all expedition to reinforce the garrison of West Point—otherwise you will wait orders from General Arnold or myself. I am with esteem Sir Your most Obedt servant.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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