Head Quarters 2d Octo. 1782
I have been honored with your Favor of the 21st ulto covering a Letter to the President of Congress; which was sealed and sent on by an early opportunity.
I am quite in Sentiment with you respecting the expediency of an Accommodation with the Indians—and that this is perhaps a very opportune time for the purpose, and most sincerely wish it may be in the power of Congress to find the means of doing it—the Inclination, I have reason to think, will not be wanting. I have the Honor to be with much Regard & Respect D. Sir Your most Obed. Servt
DLC: Hamilton-McLane Family Papers.