Chatham 13th Novr 80
Col. Dayton requests me to enclose the within from Major Williamson—Your Excellency will observe the information comes from a Person in the Service of the enemy; of course very little weight will be given it, Colonel Dayton supposes, unless it should agree with other accounts.
Col. Dayton desires me to present his best wishes, & to inform your Excellency that he is gaining strength tho very slowly. I have the honor to be Your Excellency’s humble servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.