From William Blodget
Long Island Augt 18. 1776
Colonel Hands report, mentions no Uncommon movements of the Enemy.
The General desires me to acquaint your Excellency that he finds himself considerably better this Morning than he was Yesterday, and is in hopes in a few days, to be able to go abroad, ’tho still very weak. I am with Respect Humble Servant
Wm Blodget A.D. Camp