24th Novr 1780
I have received some Intelligence wch has induced me to lay aside the enterprize I had in view—you will be pleased therefore to suspend the Measures & orders you were to execute.
I shall now turn My thoughts to Winter Quarters, & [have illegible ] for the Qr Mr to fix matters for this purpose. I am Dr Sir yr &ct.
NjMoNP: Papers of George Washington.