Dear Bryson, I am all flustration, read the following.
Kingston 15th, Oct: 1777, 10 o'clock P. M.
What follows is a copy of a letter from the Chairman of the Committee of the City of Albany to the President of the Council of Safety. I congratulate you on the importance contained therein.
Albany, 15th Oct. 1777.
Last night at 8 o'clock the Capitulation whereby Genl Burgoyne and the whole army surrendered themselves Prisoners of War, was signed and this morning they are to march out towards the River and Fish Creek with the Honors of the War; and there ground their arms. From thence they are to be marched to the Massachusetts Government. Glorious God be praised for his mercies; I cannot write more.HUGH SMITH.