George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Brigadier General John Thomas, 25 July 1775

From Brigadier General John Thomas

Roxbury Camp [Mass.] July 25. 1775


There was Information forwarded to Head Quarters yesterday P.M. of the Sailing of 13 Ships from Boston, I Sent one Capt. Davis Down the Harbour to watch their Motion, and he reports on his return that they put to Sea & Stood their Course about E.S.E. which appears as if they were bound to the Southward: that Course would Lead them out by Cape Cod, & to the Chops of the South Chanel1—I am Sir with great respect your most Obedit Hume servt

Jno. Thomas


1For the destination of this fleet, see Richard Dodge to GW, 25 July 1775, n.1.

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