Springfield 18 April 1780
Lt Colo. Gray who commands the Guards below informs me that a Company of Militia Horse who have done duty under the command of Captn Craigs at Raway & Woodbridge in concert with our Guards are engaged for no longer than to this day. They are as necessary as ever, if not more so—I suppose— on application from Your Excellency or the Governor of the State, they would engage again. I am &c
DLC: Papers of George Washington.