Head Quarters Feby 4. 1783
I am honored with your Excellenys Letter of the 29th January.
Since I had the honor to write the late President respecting the Enemys having put a stop to the incursions of the Savages—I have Reced no intelligence but what has seemed to confirm the declarations the Enemy then made how long they will continue this inoffensive System or what may be their designs for next Spring—it is impossible for me to say—it is however best to be prepared for the worst. I am &c.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.