May 6th 1780
May it please your Excellency,
I have Started within about Eight or ten days past, about 110—good Cattle most of which I ordered to Head Quarters at Morristown, hope they will be Suffered to reach that place, 40: or 50: more to Set off about five or Six days from this time, about 80 head to move from here the 17th Instant, about 40 the 23rd Instant, & after that Expect to Increase the number in Case I am Supply’d with Cash—Shall leave no means untry’d. I am your Excellencys Most Obedt H. sert
Henry Champion Supert Comy Ps.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.