Philadelphia Augt 7th 1781
When the important objects, which engage your Excellencys attention, will permit you to consider the enclos’d resolve of Congress, the Committee will be glad to receive your opinion, & Sentiments, on the Subject of it.
I have the honor to be, with the greatest respect, & esteem, Yr Excellencys Most Obt Hble Servt
Chairman of the Committee
Copy of the Resolve
July 26. 1781
That a Committee be appointed to Confer with the Commander in Chief, the Board of War, and the Superintendant of Finance, on the number, & arrangemt of the army for the ensuing year.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.