Head Quarters 8th April 1783
With infinite satisfaction I communicate to your Excellency the inclosed Extracts from Sir Guy Carletons official Letter which has this Moment come to my Hand, by a British Officer—announcing a Certainty of the glorious Event of a general Peace.
On this happy Occasion your Excellency will be pleased to accept my warmest & most sincere Congratulations. With the greatest Esteem & Regard I have the Honor to be Sir &c.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.