Head Quarters 6th Decemr 1782
I have been honored with your Excellency’s favor of the 30th ulto. You may be assured I shall continue, agreeable to your desire, to communicate any material occurrences respecting the enemy’s naval Force at New York.
I expect the Count de Rochambeau tomorrow—When I shall deliver into his hands, the packet which accompanied your Excellency’s note of the 2d inst.
Chevalier Chastellux is now here and sets out tomorrow morning for Philadelphia by way of Bethlehem.I have the honor to be with perfect Respect Your Excellency’s Most obt and hble servt