Head Quarters Passaic Falls 13th Novemr 1780
The inclosed from the Marquis de la Fayette announces the expected arrival of several French officers of distinction upon a visit to the Army. Should they pass the posts under your command I am convinced you will pay them every attention and honor due to their Rank. As I should wish to have notice of their approach to this Camp,
you will oblige me by dispatching an Express as soon as they arrive with you, with an account of the Route which they mean to take—I am Dear Sir Yr most obt Servt
MHi: Heath Papers.