Newark 29th May 1782
Agreeably to your Excellencys directions, through Col. Smith, I have taken up Mr Pier Depeyster as a spy in the employ of the Enemy—I send him this Instant to the Jersey Camp where care will be taken of him untill further orders.
I send Mr Abm Cadmus by Lieut. Rhea to Head Quarters. Mr Rhea will inform your Excellency of the particulars relating him. I enclose the latest Papers & am With the greatest respect your Excellencys humble servant
N.B. The fleet has sailed—The young Prince arrived yesterday at New York from a Cruize in the Warrick 50 Gun Ship.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.