Newby Septr 4th 1780
one of the Party Sent here by the Marquis & Sent to St [ ]—which is not returned I must think they are taken, the marquis desired one of the Party might be Sent with the Intiligince to Head Quarters and as Capt. Goslin who I Intended to Send is not returned I Send [Belongre] who has what Inteligence Brot by the other Party, and will Recive further Instructions from your Excelency, as Capt. Goslin is not returned by whom I Exspected the most material Inteligence I Shall Send another Party as Soon as I can get them ready I am your Excelencys most obedient Humble Servant
DLC: Papers of George Washington.