Head Quarters Newburg 3d Novemr 1782
I have been honored with your letter of the 30th ulto from Hartford. In my last I informed your Excellency that 14 ships of the Line and 7 Frigates had sailed the 26th ulto from New York. I have not yet heard whether the remainder have sailed—neither have I received any intelligence respecting the evacuation of Charlestown—Your Excellency may be assured I shall give you instant information when I do.
The September Packet has arrived at New York—nothing more has transpired than what is contained in the inclosed papers.
I take the liberty of committing a number of letters to your Excellency’s care—among them, one for the Marquis de Vaudreuil, which I beg you to forward to him. I have the honor to be with perfect Esteem Yr Excellency’s Most obt and Hble servt
DLC: Rochambeau Papers.