Head Quarters New Windsor 7th Decemr 1780
I had the honor of receiving your favor of the 23d ulto while on my way to this place, at which I arrived last Evening. The Returns which you require from the Officers of Cavalry shall be immediately called for and transmitted when brought in.
The passport for the Sloop Carolina packet only came to my hands this day. I am under the necessity of forwarding it by the Count de Custine; as the Quarter Master Genl has it not in his power to furnish an Express with the means of bearing his Expences to Philada. I have the honor to be with great Respect Gentn Yr most obt Servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.