George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Brigadier General Charles Scott, 27 September 1778

From Brigadier General Charles Scott

North Castle [N.Y.] Sept. 27th 1778


Since writing You this morning I am Inform’d from Colo. Gist who is Near Tarry town that about two hundred of the Greens and about a hundred horse was up as fare as Tarry town Plundering every body in their way. Majr Lees Corps was Just mounted to go down in order To Join Gist when I recd the infermation I am in great hopes they will be able to do Somthing Cleaver—I have heard nothin farther Today. I am Your Excellencys Obt Servant

Chs Scott

ALS, DLC:GW. Scott wrote in the lower-left corner of the addressed cover: “Favord by Majr Payne.”

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