Head Quarters, Liberty Pole Bergen County Aug. 28 1780
I have to request that you will put the Brigade of New York Levies in immediate readiness for a march, which will commence tomorrow Morning towards Kings Ferry—where I am in hopes you will meet with Vessels to Transport the Corps & Baggage to Albany.
As soon as you have put the Brigade in Motion, you will be pleased to proceed yourself to His Excellency Govr Clinton, in order to make the necessary arrangements & receive his directions. I am Sir with great esteem Your Most Obedient Hble Servant
DNA: Item 152, Letters from George Washington, PCC—Papers of the Continental Congress.