Camp Ware Church Sepr 25. 1781
I have the honor of your Excellency’s Letter of the 23d. Count D’Arotte at the head of Lauzun’s Cavalry, joined me yesterday 1/2 after 11 OClock; Mr Hunter my Volunteer Aide de Camp will have the honor of delivering you this; I had sent him in search of the Infantry of the Duc’s corps. he returned yesterday without being able to gain any intelligence of ’em, I take the liberty of introducing Mr Hunter to your Excellency; & of referring you to him for every particular respecting our slow operations on this side, I shall move my Camp this morning & take a position six miles below this at a place called Dixon’s Mill. I have the honor to be with perfect esteem & respect Yr Excellencys mo. obt S[ervt]
DLC: Papers of George Washington.