Dobbs Ferry. Aug. 28 1780
I am Honord with your Excellencys Dispatches and orders of this Date—They shall be Strictly obeyed—I shall take Lawrence’s Company on with his Regiment unless otherwise orderd before we march—it will be of use to us. I have the Honor to be with due Respect—Your Excellencys Most obed. & very Hble Servt
I hope to meet with provisions at King’s ferry—at this moment I have partys out Collecting it so that it will be some time in the day or tomorrow ere they join.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.