George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Brigadier General Charles Scott, 28 August 1778

From Brigadier General Charles Scott

[Westchester County, N.Y.] 28th Augt 1778 ½ past 5


I sent You a Message By Capt. Anderson from Volentines hill informing Your Excellency of the Fleat in the sound1 I dispatched Colos. Butler & parker from That place for Intelligence, they are Just Returnd from the Waters edg opposit them and inform me that there are about 70 Sail Chiefly Transports the Bulk of which Lyes about the west end of City Island, A considerable part of those vessils came From Frogs point. the others came from The Easter’d. But all come too at the Same Place, they Assure me there are no troops on Board. I shall continue to watch them and give You every intillegence Possable. Persons are inguaged to Go on Board. I am Your Excely Obt Servt

Chs Scott


1No written message of this description has been found.

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