Mouth of Clove 26 June 1780 10 oClock
I hear from Kings Ferry that 30 Ships were off Fort Washington Yesterday—1 Frigate & 2 tenders near Tallers Point—that the three latter returned to the fleet in the Afternoon—I forget to mention that a Party of the Enemy (from 30 to 50) have burnt 5 or 6 Houses and as many Barns at Kronenburg, the Property of Whigs, they staid no longer than just to do the sd Business.
half after ten—Recd yours of 6 oClock by Express shall put the Troops in Motion immediately—And give Genl Howe Notice as you direct—inclose a Letter from Genl Howe. In meantime Am Most respectfully your Excellencys Obedt Servt
PHi: Etting Collection.