Head quarters, Highlands, March 28th 1782. 2 o’clock P.M.
I am this moment honored with yours of the 26th instant, and have given orders for a guard to be detached and put in motion with all possible despatch, agreeable to your directions—hope they will arrive in season. I have the honor to be With the highest respect, Your Excellencys Most obedient servant,
DLC: Papers of George Washington.