Kings Ferry June 24th 1780 5 OClock Mon[day]
I have Receiv’d information of the enemies coming up the river. they were seen off Closter this side of Fort Washington last evening about sun set, their numbers cannot be ascertain’d but in force you may depend on soon as ever they appear in sight I shall be able to write their size & strength. I have the honor to be &c.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.