George Washington Papers

From Tench Tilghman to Timothy Pickering, 17 June 1781

Head Quarters 17th June 1781

Dear Sir

His Excellency desires that you and Genl du Portail will go down to Peekskill tomorrow and mark out a place of encampment. Genl du Portail has notice and will be here in the morning, I dont know the exact hour, but suppose by 8 oClock. You had best come in your own Boat as our Barge will be employed. The order of encampment will be furnished by the General. I am Dear Sir Yr most obt Servt

Tench Tilghman A.D.C.

DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.

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