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Letter to Benjamin Talmadge, February 5, 1779

George Washington. Letter signed: Middle Brook, to Benjamin Tallmadge, 1779 February 5. 1 p. + doc. + addr.

Head Quarters Middle Brook 5th: Febry 1779

Dear Sir

I have your favr. of the 28th ulto. inclosing C – No. 7.

Altho’ he does not at present purpose giving any further intelligence untill the middle of March, yet I hope if any thing of importance should come to his knowledge in the mean time he will communicate it. If you have an opportunity of letting him know this, be pleased to signify it to him.

I am,
Your most obt. Servt.
Go: Washington
Major Talmadge

[docket] Genl. Washington’s Letter 5th Feby. 79
[address]On public Service To Major Talmadge 2d. Regt. Light Dragoons
[struck: Fairfield] [inserted: Durham]
Go: Washington
[overleaf] Recd. 14th. Feby – 79

Notes: Published in Fitzpatrick, John C. The Writings of George Washington. v. 14: 70.