Dobbs Ferry July 8th 1782
The Letters which accompany this I received last evening by a Flag from N. York——Captn Walters who was mentioned in my letter of the 6th has wrote me from N-York—that Mr Sproat has promised, "on the arrival of the prisoners at N. York he will give an equal number in exchange"—and requested that I would send them in.
They are still at the Lines—and have been supplyed with four days provision from Stony Point. I have the honor to be with the most perfect respect—Your Excellencys Obedt servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.