Saturday, January 15, 2011

15th January 1777.

A Detachment of a Subaltern and 30 Dismounted Dragoons, [are] to take Post at Greenwich, to parade tomorrow morning at Guard Mounting with their Blankets and two days Provisions.

British Orderly Books; Sir William Howe, Commander in Chief
September 26, 1776 - June 2, 1777

[Captain Henry Knight, Aide-de-Camp to General Howe.]
[New York Historical Society Collection, Mss page 178.]