From Major General William Heath
Danforths [Highlands, N.Y.] July 7th 1779
I herewith Send a prisoner of war taken on the 2nd Instant near North Castle.
P.S. 8 oClock A.M. Smith Gammon a deserter who has just come in attends the Prisoner of war.
ADfS, MHi: Heath Papers.
2. At this place on his draft manuscript, Heath wrote and then struck out a paragraph, which reads: “I have lately been informed that the recruits from Massachusetts Bay are on their march for the army, I do not positive know but am apprehensive that they will come without arms, should that be the Case and no arms on hand here to equipp them The recruits will for Some time be nearly Useless.”