15 April 1783
It having been represented to me that Mr [ ] Tho: Aston Coffin has obtained the Permission of the Executive of the Commonwealth of Massa. to go from N. York to Boston to Visit his Friends—If this is Bona fide the Case—Permission is hereby granted to the sd Mr Ths Austin Coffin to proceed by Land from the City of N. York to Boston, for the Purposes mentioned above and to return again. Given at Hd Qrs &c. the 15th Apr 1783.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.