Newburgh 26th Novr 1782.
Colo. Varrick delivered me your Excellency’s favor of the 22d. I thank you for the trouble you have taken to obtain information on the points we conversed at our last meeting. I have done the same—and still keep the matter full in view.
That the Enemy are about to make a detachment from New York does not admit of a doubt—but to what extent, or when it will take place is more uncertain. Four Regiments (British) will, I believe, certainly go. I am sincerely & Affectely Yr Excellys Most Obedt Servt