From Captain Epaphras Bull
Sunday Morning 9 OClock [30 August 1778]
I have to Inform your Excellency that between 7 and 8 OClock the Fleet made Sail and Stood on to the Etward, the Transport, which I mentioned as having Troops on board Last Night, appeard to have them to day, they are now almost out of Sight.1 I have the Honour to be your Excellencys Mot Obt Sert
ALS, DLC:GW. The date is taken from a docket on the cover.
1. Bull’s letter to GW of the previous night has not been found.