I send your Excellency by Express a packet this day received from my Father, with a request to send it on without delay. My Father informs me the Enemy are landed eight thousand strong at Savannah, and that he expects an active Campaign; doubt not but he hath made you acquainted with particulars. I have enclosed your Excellency a news paper, which, from the scarcity of them, may afford you something novel. Be obliging enough to return it for the perusal of my friends in this neighborhood.
I have promised the Bearer, James Doty, that you will satisfy him for his trouble in riding Express. The difficulty of procuring