George Washington Papers

From George Washington to David Forman, 18 June 1780

Head Quarters Springfield 18th June 1780

Dear Sir

I had last evening the pleasure of receiving yours of yesterday. I hope the intelligence brought by the Sloop to Egg Harbour May prove true, but I apprehend the Captain may have fallen in with a fleet of French armed Merchantmen which arrived in Delaware a few days ago—I thank you for your promise of the earliest communication should any Fleet appear off—The Enemy remain in the same position upon the point, which they were in when you were here. I am with great Regard Dear Sir Yr most obt Servt

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