New Windsor August 22nd 1782
In obedience to the General Orders of yesterday, I have made the following distribution of the Batteaux in repair now at Wappins Creek.
|34 feet long||26 feet||Total|
|To the||1st||Massachusetts Brigade||12||7||19|
|New York Brigade||11||6||17|
|New Jersey Brigade||7||5||12|
|Col. Crane’s Regt of Artilly||4||3||7|
This will leave Six Batteaux at Wappins Creek for the Staff of the Army & contingencies. The boats at West Point and its near dependencies, I have left for the usual various services there, and for the Engineer who has charge of building the magazine. The scows are reserved for the Artillery. I have the honour to be very respectfully sir yr most obedient servant
DNA: Papers of George Washington.