Orderly Office 22d April 1783
There are ten prisoners of war in the provost. would it not be propper to Set them at liberty? if your Excelly thinks it prudent to dismis them, are they to be Sent to Dobbs’s Ferry & from thence to New York? or turned adrift from the Proveost with a pass to return to New York? in either case are they not to have provision? with much respect I have the honor to be your Excellys most Obedt Hble Servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.