Head Quarters 12th October 1780
I have recd your favor of the 10th respecting the payment for the Rum seized by your order. since I saw you, I am informed there is a Resolve of Congress, which I have not seen, pointing out a mode of payment with interest and I think making allowance for depreciation, if any. The first time I see the Commy General, I will make the necessary inquiry and inform you more fully. I am Dear Sir Yr most obt and hble Servnt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.