Newburgh 15th Jany 1783
How it came to pass that the inclosed packet should have been so long on its passage, I am unable to inform you—the time of my receiving it is endorsed on the back.
If the Letters contained in it should give you a satisfactory account of your friends, it will add to the pleasure I feel in being the channel of your correspondence.
I offer the compliments of the season to yourself & Mr Lloyd & have the honor to wish you the return of a great many happy New Years. With great respect, I am Madam your most Obt & mot hble servt
Mr Lloyds Letter to Mr White went in the same day it came to my hands.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.