Nyack August 25th 1782
The bearer has charge of some dispatches Receiv’d this day by Flag. I likewise inclose your Excellency three York Papers. which I got this morning. There has been some difficulty attending my geting any inteligence from York this some days past. But I hope in the corse of this Week to have something that may be depended upon. I have the Honor to be with Every Sentiment of Respect and Esteem Your Excellencys most Obedt Humble Serveant.
Jno. Pray Capt.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.