Philadelphia June 21st 1781
Mr Lowrey having inform’d me of his sending forward the Thousand bbls Flour. and I find the Expence saved by it half Crown in the Ct. Weight, have thought proper to Agree with him for 1000 barrells, more fresh & Sweet, to be delivered to Your Excellencys Order. should you desire any particular rout to be taken with this Supply, and dispatch, or time, used in furnishing it, Your Excellency will be kind enough to give him the necessary information. With the most Respectfull Attachment I have the Honour to be Your Excellys Most Obdt Servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.