Philadelphia October 15th 1796
By the eighth Section of the militia act of the State of pennsylvania, it is the duty of the Adjutant General to lay before the president of the United States, a duplicate of the General return of the Militia of the State—The said duplicate is now enclosed. I have the honor to be with the highest esteem & respect Your Excellency’s most hble & obedt Servt
Adjt General of the Militia of Pennsylvania
DLC: Papers of George Washington.