Philadelphia March 18. 1782
I intend in a day or two to set out to join the Army on the North River and wish you at the same time to forward your Official Papers and send on some of the Gentlemen of your Office, but as the Adjutant Generals Department is not yet Arranged you are yourself to remain in Town untill it is compleated or untill you hear further from me. I am sr Yr Hble Servt
P.S. I could wish your stay in this City may not exceed 12 or 14 days.
DNA: Item 78, Miscellaneous Letters Addressed to Congress, PCC—Papers of the Continental Congress.