From Brigadier General William Maxwell
Cross Roads [Pa.] 11th [May] at 9 oclock 1778
I am now at the Cross roads refreshing the Men Major Haws sent me a light horse by way of crooked Billet that he was near there on his way to joyn me with the Cannon and Provisions I have heard nothing certain from Trenton or Bordenton to day but some flying reports that the Enemy was gone back when I get farther Inteligen[c]e I will inform you and am your Excellencys most obedient Humble Servant
N.B. I find the party is 1 ½ miles from me refreshing them selves I am sending the light horse for the Artillery & Proviss. and will set off when they come and order the party to follow me.1
ALS, DLC:GW. The letter is docketed “Ansd,” but no reply from GW has been found.