Samuel Huntington to Brigadier General
Louis Le Bèque Du Portail and
Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Hamilton1
Philada Octr 27th 1779
I have not receiv’d any official or particular intelligence from the Count D’Estaing4 or the southern Army since you left this City.
The enclos’d papers contain all the information I am able to give you either from the southern, northern or eastern Armies.
I am with esteem & regard your hble Servt
S. H. Prest.
LC, Reel 24, Item 14, p. 214, Papers of the Continental Congress, National Archives.
1. For an explanation of the contents of this letter, see H to Nathanael Greene, October 7, 1779 (PAH description begins Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). description ends , II, 199–200).
2. Letter not found.
3. Letter not found.
4. Charles Henri Hector, comte d’Estaing.