From Edward Bancroft
ALS: American Philosophical Society
Fryday Morning [November 21, 17776]
Mr. Hodge is just arived from Dunkirk and Mr. Deane intreats that you will immediatly come to Town on Business of very great importance. I am most respectfully Your most Humble and most Devoted Servant
6. William Hodge had been expected back from Dunkirk on the 20th: Deane Papers, II, 227. The important business presumably had to do with finding him passage to a port from which he could safely get home; see ibid., p. 227.