Head Quarters Dobb’s Ferry 1st Augst 1781.
With pleasure I do myself the Honor to acknowlege the Receipt of your Favor of 5th June last—with the two Cheeses & Cask of Porter, which accompanied it.
Will you be pleased Sir! to do me the Favor to convey to the Comonwealth of Massachusetts Bay, and to Capt. Sampson, my sincere & respectfull Thanks for this generous & very acceptable Present. I have the Honor to be sir Your most Obedient Servt
MHi: Caleb Davis Papers.