George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Robert Howe, 19 June 1780

Highlands 19th June 1780

Dear Sir

A small Detachment of Clinton’s Brigade is arrived—the Rest I hope will be on soon—A Report is spreading here that the Enemy are withdrawn or are withdrawing from the Jerseys. Should this be the Case I have earnestly to hope that Moylan’s Corps may be remanded, as their Services will be essentially wanted on the Lines on this Side—indeed I think them so consequential to this Quarter that their Absence will be felt & that probably severely. I have the Honor to be Dear Sir with the greatest Respect your Excellency’s most obedient Servant

R: Howe

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