Princeton 1 June 1781
I have the Honour to inclose to your Excellency a Resolution of our Legislature desiring me to apply to you for some Ammunition. Lead is not to be purchased in Philadelphia; & tho’ we have employed a person to procure it in Boston, his journey thither & back again will necessarily keep us too long without that essential Article. I have the honour to be with the greatest esteem Dear Sir your most humble Servant
DLC: Papers of George Washington.