Haverstraw Aug. 22 1780
Your Excellencys letter dated yesterday only got to my hands this forenoon—I would have marched on Receipt of the orders but have been oblidged to Send boats up as far as New Windsor for provision—The Commissary here had none—nor could General Arnold Spare any from the fort.
I shall proceed According to orders early in the morning. your Excellencys most Obedt Servt
No Waggons here—I think of hazarding our baggage by Water.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.