Head Quaiters 12th Septr 1780
His Excellency is this moment going out—He desires me to observe that he approves the instructions you sent for his perusal, & only wishes you to add to them, that in case the Enemy should make a move up the River, that the Officers may give notice immediately to the Commanding officer at Dobbes’s. I am your Lordship’s Mo. Obet hum. Servt
R.K. Meade A.D.C.
NHi: William Alexander, Lord Stirling Papers.