Head Quarters Novr 1st 1782
I have his Excellency’s direction to give Orders on the Clothier at this place to deliver Caps & Mittens for the Men under your Command, agreeable to your Returns if there are any in store.
I wish you still to persist in [taking] every Means in your power to obtain the most Authentic Intelligence of the State of the Enemy, particularly what their exact strength & Destination are, on the North End of York Island. I am Sir Your Most Obedt [Servt]
D. Humphrys A.D.C.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.