Letter, to [James] Ewing, 1776 December 14
Scope and Contents
Instructions on keeping the enemy from crossing the river [Delaware]--plan for a retreat towards Philadelphia if necessary--send a spy across the river--make a show of having fresh troops to gain time--get someone into Trenton for news of boats being built.
- Creation: 1776 December 14
- Washington, George, 1732-1799 (Creator, Person)
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From the Collection: approx. 25 Linear Feet
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