From William Livingston
Middlebrook 17 June 1779
Our Assembly being adjourned,1 I take the Liberty to acquaint your Excellency that I purpose to reside in this Neighbourhood for about a fortnight or 3 weeks, & perhaps during the Summer so that if your Excellency will be pleased to direct your dispatches for me accordingly.2 I have the honour to be with the greatest respect your Excellencys &c.
ADf, NN: Lyon Letter Book.
1. The New Jersey General Assembly had adjourned on 12 June “to meet at Trenton on Wednesday the fifteenth of September” (N.J. Gen. Assembly Proc., April–June 1779, 2d sitting, 3d sess., 156).