Philadelphia 18th Decemr 1783
Inclosed you have Capt. King’s duplicate receipt for the boxes given him in charge for your Excellency, they have been carefully put on board his Vessell and I hope will come safely and speedily to hand—The other things are putting up with the greatest care and will probably be on their way to Morrow. With every sentiment of respect I have the honour to be Your Excellencies Most Obedient servant
Asst Q. Master
DLC: Papers of George Washington.
Philada Decr 18th 1783
Recd of Saml Hodgson Esqr. A. Q. Mr four Cases mark’d for his Excellency Genl Washington which I am to deliver to him or his orders on my arrival at Alexandria or George Town, duplicate sign’d of same tenor & date.