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Sir, The opinion which General Washington and all the general officers of our army entertain of the designs of General Howe against this state
Council of Safety.
Shipton & Mooney
Philadelphia Campaign, 1777-1778HistoryCampaigns
1 sheet ( p.) ; 35 x 21 cm.
Transmitting General Washington's request that the Philadelphia militia prepare to meet the English troops when they advance on the city.
Signed: Philadelphia, April 16, 1777. Thomas Wharton, jun. president.
N-YHS copy signed in manuscript: John Lacey, Esq. sub-lieutenant of the county of Bucks; fabric lining.