I had the honour of receiving your Excellency's Letter of the 19th this Evening.
Col. Long (on hearing of the Enemy's approach) moved the Stores into the Country. As soon as he returns, I shall deliver the Letter, and have the camp-equipage prepared as soon as possible.
Mr. Crake has hired the Servant you mention, and is unwilling to part with him.
I shall do myself the pleasure to wait on your Excellency in a few Days.
A report prevails here, that a Detachment of the Enemy are at