George Washington to Jonathan Trumbull
Morristown [New Jersey] June 1, 1780. Sends news of the surrender of Charleston, South Carolina, and report of British fleet being sighted off Sandy Hook. Fears attack on West Point which at this time is badly in need of supplies. Asks Trumbull to arrange transportation of meat from Connecticut. Requests preparation of “Fascines and Gabions” on Connecticut River.
Df, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.