Chatham 29th Augst 1781. 4 oClock
I am just now honored with your Favr of last Evening—A Detatchment of Militia, consistg of a Subn & 25 men, are already ordered for the Protection of your Bakery—about 400 more men will lye near this Place which I think will be full Security so long as you mention. With [&a] I am
DLC: Papers of George Washington.