Jersey-Camp, 30th Decr 1780
Your Excellency’s favor of the 28th came to hand last evening.
Captain Alexander Mitchell of the 1st Regiment is the Officer appointed to the command.
I would beg leave to mention to Your Excellency that a small supply of money will be highly necessary, especially for the Officers of the detachment.
A Deputy of our State-Clothier’s Set out for Newburgh on the 23d instant to receive the Clothing of the Brigade. I am with the most perfect respect Your Excellencys Very hum. servt
I. Shreve Col. Comdt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.