Head Quarters 2d June 1783
I have the Honor to inclose to your Excellency the Copy of a Resolution of Congress which has been lately transmitted to me Act of Congress of 26th May respecting Property & Negroes belongg to the Citizens of U. States from that Hono. Body.
Your Excellency will be pleased to notice the Purports of this Act—and I am persuaded you will consider it with that Attention which you shall judge the Nature of Its Object requires. I am &c.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.