Two if by sea from Major Lee

8/25/1779

In this letter dated 25 August 1779, General George Washington forwarded a letter from Major General Anthony Wayne to Samuel Huntington, President of Congress. Wayne informed Washington that the British fleet was located at Paulus Hook (in modern day Jersey City), New Jersey. Washington stationed Major Henry Lee at Monmouth, New Jersey to watch the fleet.

National Archives, Records of the Continental and Confederation Congresses


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