Philadelphia 18th June 1781
The Inclosed letter together with a Memorial to Congress on the Same Subject was Transmited to me, which came to hand the 15th Instant.
I am Impatiant with my long Stay at this place have however the Consolation to Reflect that nothing has been wanting on my Part to facilitate the business of my Journey here, the principal part of which is now in that forwardness as lea[ves] me Room to hope, I may be able to leave this City for Camp in the Course of next week. I have the Honr to be Your Excellencys most obedt and most Devoted Huml. Servant
DLC: Papers of George Washington.