To Major General Robert Howe
Head Quarter West Point 9th Augst 1779
Your favor of the 6th Inst. came to hand yesterday evening I shall communicate the success of Col. Whites enterprise to Congress1 and beg that you will present my thanks to him, the other Officers and the Corps concerned on the occasion. I am Dr Sr Yr Mo. hum: Servt
Df, in Richard Kidder Meade’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.