War Office Augt 2nd yr 80.
The Board request your Excellency will be pleased to furnish them with an account of the places you have fix’d upon as Magazines for State supplies of provisions throughout the United States specifying the quantity and quality of the articles which you have directed to be deposited at the several ports. I have the honor to be with the highest respect Yr Excelly’ Most Obed. Servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.