Philada April 23. 1781
I have been honored with your Excellency’s Letters of the 16th & 18th Instant.
Your Excellency will observe by the enclosed Resolve of this Day, that it is the Sense of Congress on receiving the Information contained in your Letter of the 16th of the Proposals you have made respecting the Exchange of General Burgoyne, that you be authorized to proceed in perfecting the Exchange if you shall think fit, the Resolution of the third Instant to the contrary notwithstanding. I have the Honor to be &c. &c.
DNA: Item 152, Letters from George Washington, PCC—Papers of the Continental Congress.