Philadelphia December 4. 1780
Your Excellency will receive herewith enclosed, the Copy of an Act of Congress of the 30th Ulto respecting the Department of the Commissary General.
I am informed by Letter from Govr Jefferson that the Brittish have all reimbarked and left, the Chesapeake.
By Dunlaps Paper enclosed you will be informed of the Success of the Corps under Genl Sumpter against Majr Wemyss.
I have also to acknowledge the Receipt of your Despatches of the 28th Ulto. I have the Honor to be with Sentiments of the highest Respect & Esteem your Excellency’s most obedient & most humble Servant
Sam. Huntington President
DLC: Papers of George Washington.