George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Timothy Pickering, 22 August 1782

New Windsor August 22nd 1782


In obedience to the General Orders of yesterday, I have made the following distribution of the Batteaux in repair now at Wappins Creek.

34 feet long 26 feet Total
To the 1st Massachusetts Brigade 12 7 19
2nd ditto 12 7 19
3rd ditto 12 7 19
1st Connecticut Brigade 12 7 19
2nd ditto 12 7 19
New York Brigade 11 6 17
New Jersey Brigade 7 5 12
Col. Crane’s Regt of Artilly 4 3 7
Guards 1 1

This will leave Six Batteaux at Wappins Creek for the Staff of the Army & contingencies. The boats at West Point and its near dependencies, I have left for the usual various services there, and for the Engineer who has charge of building the magazine. The scows are reserved for the Artillery. I have the honour to be very respectfully sir yr most obedient servant

Tim: Pickering


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