27 November 1780
You are with your party to take charge of the Boats at Doddes and proceed with them to Pompton where you will wait ’till your brigade arrives in that neighbourhood and then join it. You will take more particular orders from the Qr Mr General.
You will detach a party of thirty men, properly officered to Dobbe’s ferry to relieve the party stationed there at the Black House. The officer will conform to the orders which he will find there in possession of the present Commanding Officer. Given at Head Quarters Nov. 27. 80.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.