Morris Town 3rd May 1780
Being again Destitute of Money, and the Expresses (who are in the same situation) having a considerable sum due to them, I am under the necessity of asking for another Warrant on the Military Chest for fifteen or twenty thousand Dollars: if this can be granted, the public service will be benefited, and I much obliged. With great Respect, I am Your Excellency’s Most Obedient & Hum. Servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.