George Washington Papers

To George Washington from John Jameson, 23 October 1780

Pinesbridge Octr 23d 1780


I have just received Intelligence that part of the Cork Fleet have arrived that they have a number of Recruits on board (the report is three thousand). It is also said that another embarkation has taken place the number I have not heard. They had not Sailed Yesterday. The Militia on Long Island are ordered to assemble at Flat Bush the last of this week to draft a number of Men to Garrison some of the Enemys Post. The Report in New York is that the French have taken twenty five Sail of the Cork fleet. I am with esteem Your Excellencys most Obedient Servant

John Jameson

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