George Washington Papers

To George Washington from William Heath, 22 February 1781

West point Feby 22. 1781

Dear General,

Four prisoners of war, belonging to Delancys corps, are just sent to this post; they were a patroling party, sent out by Delancy the day before yesterday, and were taken by a reconnoitring party of six men from Major Maxwell’s detachment—The four are all wounded, a fifth so badly, as obliged our party to leave him at Sing sing—two others of the party ran off. I have the honor to be, With the greatest respect, Your Excellency’s Most obedient servant,

W. Heath

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