Morris-Town May 5th 1780
Your obliging favor of the 4th Ulto accompanying a few yards of exceeding fine & well wrought Dimety, came safe to hand.
As it is offered—you are pleased to tell me—in testimony of the esteem you entertain for me, I accept it; and shall wear it as a memento of the perfection to which manufactures of this kind are brought, and of the little occasion there is of depending upon any other Country for such convenient & handsome cloth—the manufacturing of which in the instance before us, exhibits at one view an interesting proof of your industry & art. My acknowledgments and thanks for the benefit I derive from both, & your politeness, are gratefully offered—and I am Sir Yr Obedt Servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.