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This foot note contained in document ADMS-06-05-02-0254
2. The invasion of Canada never took place. Lafayette had insufficient men, and those who did arrive at Albany were not at all properly equipped for a campaign. By mid-March the congress had called the expedition off and authorized Washington to recall Lafayette to the main army (Ward, War of the Revolution , 2:561–562; JCC , 10:253–254).