New Jersey Volunteers
Poulers Hook September 24th 1779.
I herewith inform you that I am healthy and well, but my wife ahs been poorly for some time having been afflicted with Violent Sore Eyes, but is getting better-
I have lost my youngest Child lately, after a very painful & Severe illness-
Concerning the times I can only inform you that large Reinforcements are come in lately with two different Fleets, and another Soon expected, and that a great Number of troops are gone on an Expedition, but where, as yet remains a Secret-
Lieutenant REYERSE is healthy & well and likewise our whole Battalion-
My love & respects to uncle George and Aunt Molly your wife & all good Friends and relations, and am with Esteem your
Mr. George Luke RYERSON
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