With respect to the Prisoners you mention in your Letter, I know no particular Crime but the General one of their being King's Militia. The one named McGurra acted as a Serjeant, & ordered in the Militia. They certainly consider themselves as His Majesty's Subjects; but on which principle they ought to be treated, I know not, whether Exchange or Punishment.
It is said the Enemy were reinforced Saturday or Sunday last with the two Battalions of the 71st Regiment & some Field pieces. They forage but in large parties of 2 or 300.I am, Sir, &c., &c.,