Hd Qrs N. Windsor May 18th 1781
Just as I was preparing to set out to meet the Count De Rochambeau at Weatherfield I recd Your Exys favor of Yesterday.
I am extremely unhappy at the intelligence from Ft Schuyler—What I have thought advisiable to be done at this moment, Your Excellency will see by my Letter to Gen. Clinton, which I have left unsealed for your perusal. I have &c.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.