George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Major General William Heath, 31 August 1776

From Major General William Heath

Kingsbridge Augst 31st 1776
7 oClock in the Evening

Dear General

I have this moment received Information that a Large Body of the Enemy appeared Opposite to Hunts Point Just before Sun Sit and Pitched their Tents on an Hill to the number of 100 or more[.] it is also Said that numbers of men have been Put on Board the Ships, this Day, I have Ordered the Regiments to lie on their Arms &c. I have the Honor to be &c. with great respect your Excellencys most Humb. Servt

W. Heath

ADfS, MHi: Heath Papers.

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