<br /> Lee Letter: n626

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Daniel Carroll
Recipient: Thomas Sim Lee

Dear Sir,

The president has just receivd a Letter with information that a
considerable Body of troops are on Board at New York, likewise Genl.
Clintons baggage. They had been on board some days, & it is
conjecturd by the writer of the Letter that they waited for a
reinforcement from Europe. He adds that about 40 Vessels under the
Convoy of a 50 Gun Ship & two frigates arrivd at Sandy Hook last
Saturday. We have good reason to believe these Vessels saild from
Charles Town with abt 160 Troops belonging to the Regts at New

I have not time to add more than that I am Dear Sr, Yours

Danl Carroll


Receiver’s copy, photocopy, Miscellaneous Manuscripts, Library of Congress.

1 See also Samuel Huntington to Matthew Tilghman, this date, note 2.