Alexandria 30th Novr 1781
Your Excellency having left Mount Vernon before I got from Williamsburgh, was desir’d by Mr David Ross to forward two letters I was charg’d with, by express, one of them relating to passports, for a Brigantine to go to Newyork, which if you are pleas’d to grant, may be put under cover to me, which I will forward immediatly to the Capt. Mr Ross having gone up the Country. I Have the Honour to be with the greatest Respect your excellency’s very hble Servt
Will: Hunter Jr.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.