Morris Town May 25th 1780
The Marquis de la fyette, and Monsieur de Cornie, have made several propositions to me, for furnishing for the use of the French Army expected, a certain number of Waggons, draft, and saddle Horses; and they wish me to employ the Continental Agents, and such others in the business as I may think necessary. I wish to know whether your Excellency will approve of my undertaking the business, as I should not chuse to embark in it without your approbation. I wish for your Excellencys immediate answer, in order to inable me to give Monsieur Cornie an answer this Evening to his propositions. I am with great respect Your Excellencys Most Obedient humble Ser.
Nath. Greene Q.M.G.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.