Highlands, August 14. 1782.
From the advanced season of the year, I beg leave to submit to your excellency’s consideration whether it is not time to take some measures for procuring a supply of fuel for the garrison of West-point the approaching winter. Any mode which your excellency may think proper to direct, shall be carried into execution. I have the honor to be, With the greatest respect, Your Excellency’s Most obedient servant,
DLC: Papers of George Washington.