George Washington Papers

To George Washington from William Heath, 15 January 1781

West point Janry 15th 1781 8 oClock P.M.

Dear General

I have just received a Letter from Lt Colonel Hull, dated at Crompond yesterday, with a Postscript of this Day one oClock P.M. in which he expresses himself as follows.

"I have this moment received Intelligence from below, that Sir Henry Clinton has crossed to New Jersey with a Body of Troops." how far this intelligence is to be depinded on I cannot Say, I have written Colo. Hull if possible to ascertain the truth of it. I have the honor to be with the greatest respect your Excellencys most Obedient Servant

W. Heath

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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