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From David Humphreys to New York Officer Commanding the Artillery at West Point, 23 January 1781

Head Quarters Janry 23 1781


I am directed by His Excellency the Commander in Cheif to inform you, that the Detachment of Artillery ordered yesterday, is to march, the moment Horses are furnished by the Qr Mastr General.

The General further signifies his pleasure that The Commanding Officer should have directions to move to Ringwood, and there receive The Orders of Major Gen. Howe—or if the Detachment under his Command shall have gone on to Morris Town, the Artillery must follow, untill they come up with the Detachment where ever it shall be. I am Sir With very great respect Yr Most Obedt Servt


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