To Patrick Henry
Head Quarters Valley Forge 3d Jany 1778
Colo. Innes having staid a few days longer than he expected, it affords me an opportunity of inclosing you the Returns of the Virginia Regiments which I promised in mine of the 27th December.1
I refer you to Colo. Innes for more full information, than I have given you by letter, of matters relating to the Virginia line. A valuable prize has fallen into General Smallwoods hands at Wilmington, I have not the particulars of her whole Cargo, but there are three hundred Chests of Arms besides many other useful Articles.2 I have the honor to be with great Respect Yr Excellency’s most obt Servt
LS, in Tench Tilghman’s writing, PVfHi; Df, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.