George Washington Papers

To George Washington from David Forman, 29 May 1781

Freehold 29th May 1781


I mentioned in my Last Letter to your Excly That I presumed Admiral Arbuthnot was gone with the Trans ports to the Southward—But the Day following all The Heavy Ships were seene Plying to the Eastward and Supposed to be gone to Gardners Bay, Since Which I have heard Nothing of them untill the 27th Vizt Sunday Evening last, When Admls Arbuthnot and Graves Returned to Sandy Hook—a Conveyance [Offering] to Elizabeth have made a Request to the Commanding Officer There to take The first Conveyance to forward this to you Excly, supposing it not of Importance to Request an Express.

I have the Honr to be your Exclys Most Obdt Humble Servt

David Forman

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