George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, 4 July 1781

4 July 1781


I have received this moment your Excellency’s Letter. I will make a Stage here according to your orders with the first division which will be to morrow evening joined to the Second. I will Expect your orders to move the whole the day after to morrow, as to My Self I will go to meet your Excellency, at the place where you Will appoint a Rendezvous, that we may preceed our troops to Philadelphia, for the preparations that are to be done there. I have the honor to be your Excellency’s most obedient and humble Servant.

le cte de rochambeau

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