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By every Accot from the City the enemy intend to Attackt the Fort tomorrow. the Hessians are to stand Guard. the Highlanders Granadiers and Light Infantry to make the Attackt one of their Floating Batteries that was Lanced Yesterday is Sunk to the bottom My Guard was rainforced Last Night I hope I Shall have it my power to provent the Enemys Comming into the Country as much as the have done. I...
Letter not found: to Capt. Charles Craig, 8 Nov. 1777. Craig’s letter to GW of 8 Nov. is docketed in part “Ansd 8.”
I believe your Excellency may Depend upon the enemys force being drawn to Attact the Fort to day, a very severe and heavy firing began this morning about 10 OClock and has continued ever since, the Enemy Dread the Nothern Armys Joining your Excellency and have been makeing every preparation to Attact before the N. Army Joyn’d, and have not been prepared before to day. I have the Honour to be...
I have not been Able to gain any intellegence of Consequence since I had the Honour of Adressing your Excellency. The enemy intend some Grand Menouver in Jersey very shortly which I hope to be inform’d off. the have been makeing small enquiries respecting the Northern Army, and what number of Men your Excellency has in Jersey. Enclos’d is a rough Draught of the enemys lines, I have been so...
I have this moment receiv’d information of Lord Cornwallace’s crossing in Jersey Last night with four thousand men. I Shall write more percticularly this evening. I have the Honour to be Yr Excellencys Most Obt Servt ALS , DLC:GW . The cover indicates that Craig sent this letter “ ⅌ Dragoon.” For a fuller account of the British and Hessian troop movements on the night of 17–18 Nov., see John...
Since my last, I have had I beleve a True Accot of Lord Cornwalss rout Last night about 12 OClock his Lordship March’d from the City with Two thousand Granadiers & light Infantry, he intends his march for Willmington where he is to Cross the river and march Up the other side and Make an Attackt on red Banks Fort. I have the Honour to be your Excellencys Most Obt Servt this is the only paper I...
I reciv’d various Accounts yesterday respecting The enemys Measures for makeing an Attackt on Red Bank In my last Letter to your Excellency I mentioned the enemys intending to march by Willmington, haveing reciv’d that information from the City, But I think it very improbble, That Cornwallace is March’d with a party of Troops is a Certainty, Said to be two Thousand Grannadiers and Light...
Since my last letter, I recived a Certain Account of a Number of Heighlanders Crossing to Jersey last Night about Nine OClock The Cross’d at Coopers ferry their Piquets ware Drawn in last night, their lines very Weak by every information. I am Yr Excellencys Most Obt Servt ALS , DLC:GW . The cover indicates that Craig sent this letter “ ⅌ Dragoon.” Craig is referring to his earlier letter to...
I have delay’d writing in expectation of hearing something new from the City, but nothing has Transpired since I had the Honour of Adressing Your Excellency. Every Account Confirms the enemys haveing but very few men in the City at present, I shall embrace the earliest oppertunity of Communicateing any fa⟨rther⟩ intellegence. I have the Honour to be Yr Excellencys Most Obt Servt ALS , DLC:GW ....
I receiv’d some intillegence this morning from the City and have thought my duty to forward to Yr Excellency. Yesterday a Number of the enemy Cross’d over Schoolkell it is said the intend to March Towards Wilmington, The whole of British Army are under Marchg orders, a Number of Boats are prepared to go up the river. I am with Great Respect Yr Excellencys Most Obt Servt ALS , DLC:GW . The...