Head Quarters New Windsor 17th May 1781.
I had this morning the pleasure of receiving your favor of the 12th. The dispatches for the Marquis de la Fayette have been forwarded by a servant of his own who was luckily here and just setting out for the southward.
I am exceedinly obliged by the trouble you have taken in making me a Copy of the map of the Country in the Vicinity of portsmouth. I have the honor to be with great Esteem and personal attachment Sir Yr most obt Servt.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.