Phila. 15th Decr 1781.
I have particuliar pleasure in putting the inclosed letter under cover to you and adding, that Mrs Rutledge & your family are perfectly well. I shall not attempt to give you the politicks of this place—or say any thing of the disposition of Congress—you will get these thro better Channels—I shall only add that few people can subscribe themselves with more truth. Yr most Obedt & very Hble Servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.