George Washington Papers

To George Washington from John Pray, 19 November 1782

Nyack Novr 19th 1782


I inclose your Excellency two York papers, the latest I have been able to Collect.

There was a verry considerable Embarcation taking place Yesterday at York.

It is Confidentially Reported that the Enemy are a going to evacuate York Since

The Merchants and Shop Keepers are all gone from the north end of York Island

I expect I shall have some thing more Certain within two or three days, as I have a person in at this time, with proper instructions. I have the Honor to be with Every Sentiment of Respect and Esteem Your Excellencys most Obedt and most Humble Servant

Jno. Pray Capt.

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