Philada August 8th 1782
Having occasion to Answer a letter lately received from a Mr Creeden in New York, I beg leave to trouble You with the care of sending it in by such opportunity as may first occur.
I am preparing Money for the Contractors their demands so immediately on the back of the Pay Master Generals Notes due the 1st Inst. press me closely. I am most truely Dear Sir Your affectionate hble servt
NjP: DeCoppet Collection.