Head Quarters Septr 27th 1781
As the Count de Grasse has been pleased to signify his desire that you would make such arrangements for facilitating the operations of the land Army as the Service may require—I have to request that you will be pleased in the course of tomorrow to fall down the River to a convenient anchoring Ground near Mr Burrols at Martins hundred on the left hand Shore and remain there untill the point of debarkation for the heavy Artillery and Stores shall be determined upon. This will be designated to you without loss of Time. I have the honor to be &c.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.