George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Captain Charles Craig, 18 November 1777

From Captain Charles Craig

Frankfort [Pa.] 18th November 1777


I have not been Able to gain any intellegence of Consequence since I had the Honour of Adressing your Excellency.1

The enemy intend some Grand Menouver in Jersey very shortly which I hope to be inform’d off. the have been makeing small enquiries respecting the Northern Army, and what number of Men your Excellency has in Jersey.2

Enclos’d is a rough Draught of the enemys lines,3 I have been so unfortunate as to meet with an Accident which prevents my being so Active on the lines as I wou’d wish to be shou’d anything new Transpire I shall embrace the earliest Oppertunity of communicating it. I have the Honour to be with profound Respect Yr Excellencys Most Obt Servt

Charles Craig

ALS, DLC:GW. On the cover Craig wrote “per Dragoon” and then struck out the word “Dragoon” and inserted “Mr Gray” in its place.

3This enclosure has not been identified.

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