Smiths Clove Black house April 6th 1782
Have thought it my duty to inclos to your Excellency a letter I Recd from the Sheriff of Bergen County in whose custody I found the prisoner [Henry Lawbach] who was [Concern’d] in [ ]ing the post. I am your Excellency’s most obedt Humble Servent
Hy Tiebout Capt.
1st New York Regt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.
Rammepagh March the 2th 1782
After I Left you I met With Cornl Haring Who Informed me that Henry Lawback wass Taken Prisinor in Seventy Six by Our People he wass then a Solder under this Peter Retan that wass With him to take the Post and wass Let on his Parole by Our Commissy you may Judge if he belongs to the military from your Humb. sert
Abraham Manning Sheriff.