Head Quarters Morris Town 27. May 1780.
I duly received your letter of the 21st Inst. I have only to entreat your every possible exertion to procure & forward on all the Cattle you can with the greatest expedition. The troops have been greatly distressed for want of supplies,—which at length has been attended with some very disagreeable consequences. I am, Sir, With great regard & esteem Yr Most Obed. H.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.