Hartford 10th May 1781
In my Letter of 27th ulto I was obliged to leave Your Excellency undecided on the Proposal you was pleased to make me in yours of the 16th.
I have now the Honor to inform that I have determined to accept the Offer—provided your Excellency can dispence with a Delay which unavoidable Appointments of Public Business will occasion—these Appointments, made previous to your Excellencys Call with the necessary Preperations for joining—will take my Time to the first Part of June—If this Delay is admissible your Excellency will be so good as to inform me, & in the Mean Time I shall be takg my Arrangements to attend your Commands as early as possible. With every Sentiment of Respect—I have the Honor to be Your Excellencys most Obedient & Obliged humble Servant
Jona. Trumbull Junr
DLC: Papers of George Washington.