Head Quarters 13 June 1783
By His Excellency George Washington Esqr. General & Comr in Chief &ca
Permission is hereby granted to Lieut. Henry Thompson, a British Officer, to carry Dispatches from Sir Guy Carleton to Gen. Haldimand, to proceed from this place to Canada, by such Route as he shall find most convenient & eligible—All officers civil & Military are requested to afford him—such Aid on his Journey, as may be found necessary. Given at Head Quarters &c. 13th June 1783.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.