I have this morning examined the State of provisions in Camp, & find them very scarce and a great likelyhood of a greater scarcity. There is but one Waggon load of Meal now in Camp (two or three more are expected this day). The Mills which grind are a great distance from Camp (& but two in employ); the one belongs to Colo. Polk, which is fourteen miles distant, & the other four are five & twenty. There are Mills nigher, I am inform'd, but no grain collected in the neighborhood of them; therefore thought it highly necessary to make this report.
1 I have been at Genl. Morgan's Quarters, but did not find him at home. I left word for him that you desired he wou'd please to attend at Head Qrs.
1 (This is written at side of Letter.