New Burgh 19th Feby 1781
youl please to inform his Excellency Genl Washington, that I have Just returnd from Fish Kill that the whole of the provisions necessary for the detachment will move this Evenning. I have sent fifty head of good Cattle and five Hhd rum. Mr Stevens D.C.I. has ordered a person to attend at Peeks Kill, to take charge of the stores. I remain with much Esteem and reguard Dr Sir Your Most Obdt Hble Servt
Ephr. Blaine C.G.P.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.