Head Quarters before York 6th Octo. 1781
I am much obliged by the Comunication you have been pleased to make me in your Favr of 21st ulto.
My Secretary has taken a Copy of the Cyphers—& by help of one of the Alphabets has been able to decipher one paragraph of a Letter lately intercepted going from Ld Cornwallis to sir Hry Clinton.
Your letter in Genl Greene will be forwarded by a good Opportunity by which I expect to write tomorrow. I am sir &a
DLC: Papers of George Washington.