Rockaway Bridge June 23. 1780. 1/2 after 6 oC
I received in the night at 12 & 3 OClock, Your Two favours of Yesterday Evening in regular succession with respect to their dates. I have just heard several Cannon, but am still at a loss to know the design of them. I shall hold the Troops here in readiness till I receive further intelligence by which I may regulate myself. You will be so good as to advise me from time to time of matters; endeavouring as far as possible to ascertain the Enemy’s movements and the Objects they have in view. I am Dr sir with great regard & esteem Yr Most Obedt St
DLC: Papers of George Washington.