Letter. W[illiam] B[eatty, Jr.], Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Col. William Beatty, Maryland
Beatty communicates his need for summer stockings and reports that he recently traveled to Cecil County, Maryland to retrieve baggage belonging to the officers. He also describes seeing a French frigate leading several captured British ships. Opines that he will soon come home because "there is no Doubt of a french war which I Expect will put a stop to our troubles."