Smith’s (formerly Head Quarters) 29th January 1781
I have this moment got the letters design’d for me last night & mention’d in my Express of to day & tho’ I See not much cause to alter my determination express’d in that letter yet I shall wait here your Excellency’s orders. Colo. Barber has detain’d the artillery & the New Hampshire detachment. I am Dear Sir with the Sincerest Respect your Excellency’s Most humble & most obedient Servant
P.S. I incluse the Letters & papers.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.