George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Major General John Sullivan, 27 September 1778

From Major General John Sullivan

Head Quarters Providence Septr 27th [1778]

Dear Genl

I have heard little from the Enemy since the date of my last.1 They are erecting Barracks on the Island, and have sent off many of the Inhabetants. Circumstances, which convince me they propose taking up their Winter Quarters there. I have the honor to be, with the most exalted esteem, Dr General Yr Excellencys most obedt hble Serv.

Jno. Sullivan.


1Sullivan’s previous letter to GW is dated 25 September.

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