George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Nathaniel Shaw, Jr., 6 August 1780

New London Augst 6th 1780

Sir

I wrote you last Evening that their was a large fleet of Sixteen Sail of Ships lying of this Harbour att Anchor, they Continue in the same Position this morning 9 OClock one Ship came down from the Westward and Join’d the Fleet. I am Sir Your hume Servt

Nathl Shaw

P.S. its now Eleven OClock and the fleet are under Sail with the Flood tide Consequently bound to the Westward.

N.S.

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