Head Quarters 19th Novemr 1782
His Excellency recd yours of the 17th [ ] New York papers inclosed. If you can obtain a [ ] giving an account of the actual evacuation of [ ] town be pleased to send it immediately up, as it is of consequence to His Excellency to have that matter ascertained.
Be pleased to send the inclosed to Major Smith. I am Sir Yr most obt Servt
Tench Tilghman A.D.C.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.