To Captain Robert McKenzie
Morris Town Aprl 28th 1777.
Your favour of the 20th Ulto did not reach my hands till the 19th Instt; since which I have made an unavailing enquiry of several Gentn from the Eastward after the Capturd ship Lord Stanley—This enquiry I will continue—but if in the meanwhile, you could furnish me with any clue that might facilitate the end you have in view, and I wish to be the Instrument of accomplishing, I should be glad to be favour’d with it. I am Sir, Yr Most Obedt Servt
ADfS, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW. GW addressed the draft to “Robt McKenzie Esqr.” Although McKenzie changed the spelling of his name to “Mackenzie” sometime between 1757 and 1760, GW continued to use the older spelling.