Philadelphia August 3. 1780
By the enclosed Act of Congress of the 2. Instant you will be informed that all Restrictions by any former Acts of Congress which confine the Operations of the Commander in Chief to the Limits of these United States are taken off. I have the Honour to be with every Sentiment of Esteem and Respect your Excly’s most obedient humble servant
Sam. Huntington President
DLC: Papers of George Washington.