Head Quarters Morris Town 13th May 1780
I have been honored with your Excellency’s favor of the 9th instant.
I yesterday received the inclosed intelligence, which corresponds with other accounts from different quarters. Whether their fears in New York are well grounded a little time must discover. I have the honor to be with great Respect Sir Yr Excellency’s most obt and hble Servt
DNA: Item 152, Letters from George Washington, PCC—Papers of the Continental Congress.