Philadelphia March 28th 1783.
The Chevalier De la Luzerne presents his respectful compliments to his Excellency General Washington and begs the favour to order the enclosed Letter for Capt. Macarty to be forwarded to Portsmouth by the earliest opportunity. As the Duke de Lauzun will probably soon wait upon his Excellency at Camp he begs to Keep the enclosed letter to his direction till his arrival.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.