Trenton 1. July 1780
We had yesterday the pleasure of receiving your Excellencies letter of the 27th of last Month, and agreeable to your directions have forwarded a few waggon load of Flour to New Windsor—The agreement which we have made with the waggoners is to deliver the Flour to your order, we therefore beg you will give the necessary instructions to the person at New Windsor who is to receive it—we do not expect to [be] able to procure many waggons for [ ] time, as most of those in this part [ ] Country are already engaged in [ trans]portation of Public stores—we shall [ ] attend to your directions relative to [ for]warding those under our Care, and [ cou]nty add that the waggoners whom we [ ] are not to draw either Rations or [ ]. we are very respectfully Your Excellencies Mo. Obed. Ser.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.