George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Israel Honeywell, Jr., 14 July 1781

Cortland manor July 14th 1781


a person just Came from moresane informs that Delances cor is about five hundred Strong They keep a very good loock out at nights not very good a dayes at night they lay along the [fenesis] expecting the hors. he went to new york by water Expecting to Come out by way of the bridge but cold not git permission very few troops in the [   ] and by what he cood learn not very Strong at the bridge som on long iland [   ] has persons pasing [   ] the friench incampment all most Every day som times men som times [   ].

if an atack should be mad att moresane about Eight oclock in the morning they are most of them guarde [   ] youre very humble Servent

Israel Honeywell

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