Head Quarters New Windsor Janry 9th 1781
I have had the pleasure to receive Your favor of the 29th of Decr and have given directions to Colonel Nelson to deliver the three hundred and eighty pr of Stockings for the use of the Troops of the State of New Jersey.
This Gratuity of the Ladies, I am persuaded, will be very acceptable at this season and will produce every expression of gratitude to the generous Donors, from those who are the immediate sharers in their liberality. I am Madam Your Most Obedt Humble Servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.