Head Quarters New Windsor 1st May 1781.
I have been authorised, since my letter of the 16th of April, to revoke the demand, then made, of the return of Lieut. General Burgoyne to America. If letters of recall have not been already transmitted to him, you will be pleased to suspend them: If they have, you will be so obliging as to take the earliest opportunity to countermand them. I have the Honor to be Your Excellencys Most obt and hble Servt
PRO: Carlton Papers.