Head Quarters August 25 1780
His Excellency the Commander in Chief requests your Lordship immediately to detach two Regiments to the Landing place opposite to Spiten Devil Creek—they will remain there only this night and therefore need not take their Tents with them.
I have the honor to be Your Lordships Most Obedient & Most Hble Servant
D. Humphreys A.D. Camp
NHi: Alexander Papers.