Head Quarters Continental Village Sepr 16th 1781
By this same conveyance Your Excellency will receive a letter from Governor Trumbull giving an account of the wanton conduct of the Enemy in their late attack on New London.
The Enemy for some days have had a number of Troops embarked at New York. They had not sailed on Wednesday evening. I have the honor to be with the greatest respect Your Excellencys Most Obedient Servant
DLC: Papers of George Washington.