Head Quarters near York Octr 24th 1781
I have been favored with your Letter of the 20th inst. Before this reaches you you will probably be in[formed of the great] success of the Combined A[rmies in this] Quarter, the particulars of which are in the inclosed Letter to Genal Greene, which [ ] left [open] for your perusal [after which] you will [ ] the Letter and forward it to General Greene by the earliest conveyance.
Any [move]ments of the Enemy should take place at the Southward, as any occurances worth notice, I wish you to inform me of as early as possible. I am with respect Your Most Obedt Humble Servant
DLC: Papers of George Washington.