Haverstraw 24th August 1781
You will please to furnish the Teams required by the Qr Mr General without a moments delay—These same teams, or some others, may reach you in time to answer the purposes you speak of. I am halted for want of them, and have my movements, the success of which depends absolutely upon celerity, impeded.
Colo. Smith will apply for a party to assist the transportation at the Ferry, which I desire may be furnished immediately. With Esteem and Regard I am Dear Sir Yr most obt and hble servt
MHi: Heath Papers.