Newburgh 18th Decr 1782
From a letter which I received from home, by the last post, I expect—tho’ the matter was not finally concluded, to call upon your Excelly for the £2000, (reckoning Dollars at six shillings) which you were so obliging as to assure me you could procure me the loan of.
When the Bargain is concluded, which the Gentleman who has charge of my business expected would be the week he wrote, he was to draw on me for the money—I, in consequence, shall apply to Your Excellency. With the greatest esteem & regard I am Dr Sir, Your most Obt Servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.