Head Quarters New Windsor 19th April 1781
I have received your favor of the 12th. Congress have not to my knowledge come to any determination upon the matter respecting the Wyoming Companies which has been referred to them by the Assembly of Connecticut—I can therefore do no more at present than to permit those Men who are peculiarly circumstanced as to their families to remain where they are untill the final pleasure of Congress shall be known— I have written to this effect to— Colo. Butler. I am &c.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.