Head Quarters 29 Decr 82
The bearer Mr James Catterline has my Warrant on you for forty dollars which he is to Receive for transporting the Cannon presented by Congress to Count Rochambeau from this place to Philadelphia.
If it should happen that you have no money in hand to answer the contingent Expences of the Army I must request you to call on Mr Morris for so much as will answer the present purpose. I am Sir &c.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.