To Major Henry Lee, Jr.
Head Quarters West-point 22d August 1779
As Congress are yet uninformed of the enterprise against Powles Hook, and I am anxious to have them furnished with the particulars, I have to request your report without delay.1 I heart[i]ly congratulate you and wish you to give my thanks to the officers and troops who were concerned on this occasion. I am &
Df, in James McHenry’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.