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Letter to Caesar Rodney, July 27, 1780

TRANSCRIPT GLC 6487
George Washington. Letter signed: Head Quarters Bergen County, to Caesar Rodney, 1780 July 27. 1 p. + doc. + addr.

Head Quarters Bergen
County 27th. July 1780

Sir

I imagine before this reaches your Excellency, the Militia of the State of Delaware, required by the Committee of cooperation, will have assembled at Wilmington, the place of rendezvous – You will be pleased to give orders to the Officer commanding them, to march and join the Army under my command wherever it may be.

I have the honor to be with
the greatest respect
Your Excellency’s
Most Obed. hum Servant
Go: Washington

Governor Rodney

[docket] Letter from G. Washington July 1780.
[address] – Public Service His Excellency Cæsar Rodney Esqr. Governor of the State of Delaware
Go: Washington


Notes: Published in Fitzpatrick, John C. The Writings of George Washington. v. 19: 267.