[Dobbs] Ferry Septemr 11th 1782
I do myself the honor to enclose for your Excellency the receipt for a letter sent the 8th inst. address’d for Sir Guy Carleton, togeather with eleven private letters receiv’d last evening flagg from New York, one directed to Mr. Bray concerning four parol’d seamen, who were landed which was all the business of the flagg. Also a pasport from Brigadier Genrl Hazen for Mr Garosens passing to New York who I have ordered to remain att Mr Lawrence’s near this post untill I am informed of your Excellency’s pleasure respecting him. And have the honor to be with the most profound respect. Your Excellency’s Most devoted humble Servt
PHi: Gratz Collection.