Philada 16th Decemr 1781.
My last to your Excellency was on the 10th Inst. Since that time nothing material has occurred.
It is with pleasure I inform you that Congress shews every disposition to make the most vigorous preparations for the next Campaign—which I sincerely hope may prove, as honorable to the Allied Arms as the past. I have the honor to be with the highest consideration and sincere personal Regard Yr Excellency’s Most obt and hble servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.