George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Silvanus Seely, 18 October 1781

Camp Connecticut Farms 18th October 1781


The Fleet I mentioned in mine of the l4th Consisting of 24 Ships of the line two 40 & a number of Frigates, sailed from the Hook yesterday about Ten in the Morning whether they have taken all the Troops I mentioned with them is uncertain but I believe they have, & they have undoubtedly taken between two & three thousand of their best Troops on board their Ships of War—I am Your Most obedt &c.

Silvs Seely Coll.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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