[James Savage] Manuscript Document, Intelligence, [ca. 1750-1760]; Spencer Town, [New York]

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Intelligence. James Savage, a resident of Spencer Town, 30 miles below Albany, reporting on the strength of troops, provisions, and stores near Fort Defiance. Generals Washington, "McDougold," and Clinton. References an attack by Clinton on a redoubt near Fort Defiance. Colonel Schuyler. IEGOR Lot 607.

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Intlegence Recd of James Savage Esqr. Living in Spencer Town thirty Miles below Albany Gen.l Washington at Newborough [wave mark] Three Miles from Ft. defiance ______ Strength of his Army 3000 Genl. McDougold Command in theFort Defiance- Strength of the Garrison 3000 Genl. Clinton at Verplank point two miles from Fort Defiance - Strength of his army 6000 The 5th June Genl. Clinton attacked the Rebells in a Redoubt 3/4 Mile from from Ft. defiance The Rebells Retreated Without firing 60 R. & F. was taken wt three officers a quantity of Provisions Ammunition Seven pieces of Cannon wt a great Deal of other Military Stores _____ Flour 30 Dollars per Bushell _____ [note in margin says proportion] Currency 20 Dollars for one in Silver No. of men at Saratoga 30 Commonly Called Schuyler Life Guards _____

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No of men at Ft. George 100 ----- Commanded by a Coll: Schuyler _____ Ft. Eward 30 Men Commanded by Capt Chillman Albany 50 Men Commanded by Genl. Schuyler _____

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