Philadelphia April 14. 1781
Your Excellency’s Letters of the 24th & 31st Ulto the 3d & 4th Instant, with the Despatches to which they refer have been received.
You will observe by the enclosed Resolve it is the Pleasure of Congress that you employ an additional confidential Secretary, and as many Writers as you shall judge proper to arrange & register the public Letters &c.; and assign them such Salaries as you shall judge reasonable. I have the Honor to be with the highest respect Your Excellencys most obedient humble Servant
Saml Huntington President
DLC: Papers of George Washington.