Verplank’s Point 26th Sepr 1780
your favor of yesterday, came duely to Hand. The Inclosed for Capt. Carnes I immediately forwarded.
I feel extremely happy that Smith is secured, and flatter myself that every Villain who is concerned in the iniquitous Scheme, will be discovered.
As your Excellency’s Letter makes no mention of André, I am afraid he has escaped and wish to be informed if he is in safe Custody. I am, with Sentiments of the greatest Respect your Excellencys Most obdt Huml Servt
NHi: John Lamb Papers.