George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Brigadier General Charles Scott, 15 September 1778

From Brigadier General Charles Scott

Sept. 15th 1778


I send Your Excellency a letter and two York papers, which Came out late Last evening by a flag, Gists riflemen Feird on the flag, but don no damage1 The officer who came with the flag begs That an answer to the letter may be sent In this Day. I have not been able to Git any intelligence by our Spies, as none of them have been able to git out Yet. I am Your Excellencys Obt Servant

Chs Scott


1GW apologized for this error made by a party of Col. Nathaniel Gist’s Virginia and Maryland rangers in his letter to Henry Clinton of 16 September.

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