Hd Qrs Robinson’s House 25 Sepr 1780—1/2 After 7 O Clock P.M.
I request that you will put the Division on the left in motion as soon as possible, with orders to proceed to Kings ferry where or before they will be met by further orders. The Division will come on light, leaving their heavy baggage to follow. You will also hold all the Troops in readiness to move on the shortest notice. Transactions of a most interesting nature & such as will astonish you have been just discovered. I am Dr Sir With the most perfect regard Yr most Obt St
DLC: Papers of George Washington.