Commissy Prisrs Office Elizabeth Town April 22d 1782
I am this day honored with your Letter of the 20th instt that Express with the Dispatches for Congress. The Commissioners, & Sr Henry Clinton; which shall be forwarded without delay, the Commissioners having finished their business and returned to Philadelphia.
I know not how Colo. Holmes cou’d assert that he acted under Authority from my Department in the making partial Exchanges—he has no such Authority from me and I have written to him on the Subject.
The List of Officers who are Prisoners to us Shall be immediately transmitted agreable to your Excellency’s Wish. I am with great respect Your Excellency’s Mo. Hbl. Servt
Com. Gen. Pris.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.