George Washington to Jonathan Trumbull
Springfield [New Jersey] June 18, 1780. Reports that Sir Henry Clinton’s fleet has appeared off Sandy Hook. Has directed Major General Robert Howe to apply to Connecticut for reinforcements. Entreats Trumbull to send both “the State Regiments” and “the drafts for the Continental batalions” to West Point.
Df, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.