New Windsor 12th April 1781
I have been favd with yours of the 21st instant and am much obliged by the general information which you have given of the progress of the line in collecting their old Soldiers and Recruits. Be assured your letters can never be troublesome to me.
The communication which you so politely made in your last, respecting your own prospects, gave me a particular pleasure, which will be heightened by hearing that I may congratulate you and present my Compliments to Mrs Stewart—That you may be as happy as you deserve is the sincere Wish of Dear Sir Your most obt Servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.