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.]