Elizabeth Town July 15th 1780
Since sealing the letter of this morning to your excellency—I have received the following very particular account of Admiral Greaves’s force &c. Viz.
|Sir Charles Ogle||Resolution||74|
|Captn Burnet||Royal Oak||74|
Admiral Graves has demanded 1000 Seamen immediately the new york merchants have agreed to furnish them. It was reported that the great part of the army was to leave New york to go to the west Indies, & that this would soon have taken place, if the arrival of the french fleet does not prevent it. Yor Excllency Humble servent
DLC: Papers of George Washington.