Head Quarters New Windsor 22d Decr 1780
I had the pleasure, a few days ago, of receiving your favor of the 8th inst. I am to thank you, in behalf of the Army, for the trouble you have taken in prosecuting the very benevolent business begun by the late worthy and amiable Mrs Reed. You will be good enough to deliver the shirts which are made to Colo. Miles Dy Qr M. Genl in Philada who will have my particular orders to forwd them on to the Pensa line (at Morris Town) & to this place. I have a sum of Money which was sent to me by the Ladies of Trenton, and which I shall take the liberty of forwarding to you by the first safe opportunity, with a request to dispose of it in the same manner as the donation of the Ladies of Pensylvania.
My Compliments to Mr Blair, whose indisposition I hope will be but of short continuance. I am with very great Respect Madam Yr most obt and hble Servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.