10 Decr 1796.
I have prepared every thing for the departure of the deputies of the Northern Nations who will leave this City early on Monday morning. As they have expressed a desire of taking leave of you to-day, if it should be convenient, I request you to mention the time, when I will send them with Col. Mentges. With the greatest respect I have the honour to be Sir Your most ob. St
DLC: Papers of George Washington.