Head Quarters 14th June 1782
I have received your favor Capt. Baily—and thank you for the Information contained—& would beg you to continue your Communication whenever you shall collect any Intelligence you shall think of Importance.
It would give me real pleasure to have it in my power to effect your Exchange—but some unhappy Circumstances have lately taken place, which for the present cut off all Exchange—If you can fall upon aney Mode to accomplish your Wishes in which I can with propriety give you my Assistance, I shall be very glad to afford it. I am sir &c.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.