General Post Office, Philadelphia May 22d 1782.
Will your Excellency favor me with your Opinion of Kakiat as a Place of Safety? Could the Mails remain safely there one Night in each Week, they might be carried from hence to Boston in five Days less Time than is necessary upon the present Establishment. I have the Honor to be, very respectfully, Your Excellency’s most obedient humble Servant
DLC: Papers of George Washington.