Cortlandt’s Manor near [Teals] Ford July 14 1780
Your Excellency’s favour of the 11th inst has just come to hand; That the instructions therein contained may be faithfully executed, I shall set out tomorrow morning for Fairfield, where I will endeavour to put matters on such a footing, (which by omission have in some measure got deranged) as may answer your Excellency’s Expectations. I would at the same time hint that by C——’s last letter, we are something in arrears to him, & in order to enable him to prosecute the business, it may be necessary to afford him a small supply of money. I have the Honor to be your Excellency’s most Obedt Hble Servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.