Head Quarters New Windsor Decr 8th 1780
On my arrival at New Windsor I was favored with your Letter of the 23d Novr enclosing Bills of expence incurred in forwarding Dispatches between Rhode Island & Head Quarters, in consequence of my Letter of the 31st of July last The Accts are delivered to Col. Pickering Qr M. G. with an Order for settlement, which will be done, as soon as he shall receive any public money.
I have also to thank you for the trouble you have taken to procure & transmit intelligence; And am with great regard Sir Your Most Obed. Servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.