Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Benjamin Harrison, [21? April 1781]

From Benjamin Harrison

[21? April 1781]


The main body of the enemy are landed at Mrs. Morecock’s in this country at the mouth of Chickahominy, supposed to be about twelve hundred. Their object I suppose to be the ships in that river. They came up in the night in about twenty flat-bottomed boats covered by a ship and a brig.

I am &c.

B. Harrison

Tr (NHi); in TJ’s hand, headed: “Copy of a letter from Colo. B. Harrison of Chas. City.”

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