George Washington Papers

From David Humphreys to New York Officer Commanding the Artillery at West Point, 22 January 1781

Head Quarters Jany 22d 1781

Sir

A Detachment of 600 Men is to march immediatly from West Point—His Excellency requests that three Pieces of Artillery, with a sufficient quantity of Spare Ammunition May be in readiness; And that you will instantly make out the Necessary Arrangement with the Q.M.Gl. I am Sir Your Most Obet Servt

D. Humphry A.D.C.

(Copy)

DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.

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