George Washington Papers

From William Stephens Smith to Timothy Pickering, 2 November 1781

Head Quarters 2d Novr 1781


The General understands that it was your intention to move the waggons of the Army with the Baggage of the General & Staff Officers destined for the northward in the morning.

As Matters are not in that forwardness that he expected to find them in at this period, he desires that it may be postponed untill further orders upon the Subject. I am Sir Your &c.

Wm S. Smith A.D.C.

DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.

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