George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Brigadier General Charles Scott, 13 November 1778

From Brigadier General Charles Scott

Near Bedford [N.Y.] Novr 13th 1778


The Comasary of Genl Borgoins army Is now at my Quarters on his way to Boston. I have detaind him untill Your Excellencys Pleasure is known, and have Forwarded the letters he b[e]ars by express.

The Weather has been so bad that I hant been able to git any intellegence for Several days, the enemy are out this morning about two miles above Claps Tavern, with about 200 Horse. I cant Yet Learn their Disign, but incline to think they only Meant to Surprize one of our Horse Guards which they have not effected. I am Your Excellencys Obt Servant

Chs Scott


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