George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Henry Lee, 13 June 1780

June 13th 80

This evening the Enemy’s cavalry made an attempt on my advanced post - opposite the Stone bridge—they were in force & moved with vigor & judgement.

I am happy in informing you, they were baffled in their attempt by Capt. Furman & Lt Armstrong with their partys of Infantry—the enemy had one killed & several wounded—We have suffered no loss at all. I was unfortunately at that moment with the cavalry on the Newark road, or probably our joint efforts might have produced a fortunate issue. I have the honor to be most respectfully your [   ] most ob. servt

Henry Lee Junr

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