George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Anne-César, chevalier de La Luzerne, 8 March 1781

New port 8 March 1781 10 oClock P.M.


I do myself the honor to inform Your Excellency that the Fleet set sail this Evening about Sun Set, with a fair Wind—We have not yet heard of any movement of the British in Gardiners Bay—A few days must determine whether they intend to give us any interruption. I have the honor to be with the highest Respect Yr Excellency’s Most obt and hble Servt

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