18th August 1783
By His Excellency George Washington Esqr., General & Commander in Chief of the Forces of the United States.
It having been represented to me from good Authority, that Mr Timothy Brinley Mount, the Bearer of this, late from Monmouth in N. Jersey State, but some Time residing in the City of N. York, has been a good friend to the Cause & Liberties of the United States, havg been of particular Service to many of the suffering Citizens of these States—And he havg applied to me, is hereby permitted to return to the Place of his former abode—and is hereby recommended to His Excelly the Governor & the People of the State of N. Jersey; with my Wish that he may be received to the favor of his fellow Citizens, as his Merits appear to deserve it. Given at Head Quarters this 18th of August 1783.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.