Head Quarters 8th June 1783
In Consequence of your Letter to me of the 4th instant, I have mentioned to the Commander in Chief your purpose to obtain permission for publishing a Map of the Seat of War in America—& his Excellency directs me to inform you, that the measure is perfectly agreable to him, and the proposition meets his full Approbation; it being his Wish to see it accomplished in an accurate Manner, & at as early a period as the nature of the performance will admit.
I am much obliged by your Care of my Letter to Mr Burral. I am with much Regard--sir Your most hume Servt
J. Trumbull Jur Secty
DNA: Item 78, Miscellaneous Letters Addressed to Congress, PCC—Papers of the Continental Congress.