Philadelphia 9th Octr 1783
I was honour’d with your Excellency’s favour of the 26th Septr on the 6th Instant [late] at night I feel the greatest happiness that my conduct has met the approbation of Congress and am very much obliged to your Excellency for the polite manner in which you have favour’d me with the Resolves of that Honble Body. I am Dear Sir with Every Sentimant of Respect and Regard your Excellency’s most obt hum. Servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.