Friday March 30th 1781
A Sub, Serjeant, and twenty watermen to be sent immediately to Newburgh to assist Captain Nevins in floating the rafts to and stretching the chain at WestPoint.
Also a subaltern officer to be immediately sent to the same place to relieve the Subaltern now on command there.
A return to be made of all the oarsmen in the several regiments digested into Brigade returns and sent into the Adjutant General’s office by the 4th of April next.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.