Head Quarters Dobbs Ferry 11 OClock A.M. Augst 17. 1781
About two hours since, I received your favor of the 16th.
The Accounts from New York, respecting the fleet from Europe accord very nearly with the information given in your Letter of the 13th Instant. With great regard & esteem I am Sir Your Most Obed. Servt.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.