Head Quarter 3d Septr 1782
I am directed by His Excellency to reply to your Letter of Yesterday.
The General is pleased with your Attention & Vigilence—Genl Hazens Permit is without the Mode presented in the Genl Instructions at your Post—& inadmissable on its own ground.
You will please to pass Mr Taylor agreably to his Passport from Gnl Hazen—& suffer the packet of Letters to go in with him.
The Horses are not to be admitted to pass into N. York. I Am &c. Yours
DLC: Papers of George Washington.