Near Eliza: Town 7 June 1780 past 1 oClock—Wednesday morn.
I am directed by Colo: Dayton to inform your excellency that the enemy landed this night at 12 oClock, from the best intelligence four or five Thousand men & Twelve field pieces, & it is his conjecture they intend to penetrate into the country. I am your excelly’s most hum. Servt
Jona: Dayton Capt.
3rd J. Regt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.