George Washington Papers

To George Washington from William Heath, 16 September 1781

Head Quarters Continental Village Sepr 16th 1781

Dear General

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

W. Heath

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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