Head Quarters Orange Town 16th Augt 1780
I some days ago recd your favd of the 9th inclosing the Copy of an agreement made with Major Fonda for the subsistence of the Oneida Indians. As this has been already confirmed by Colo. Von [Sclauk] who had my orders (upon the request of the Commissioners for Indian Affairs) to supply these people, I do not conceive that there is any occasion for a further ratification by me. I am Dear Sir Yr most obt Servt.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.