Head Quarters 14 feby 1783
The Commander in Chief has reced information that some Waggons are on the road to Camp—laden with money for the Army—they were Escorted by a Guard from Philadelphia to Pompton—where a Guard of twenty men took charge of them & was to bring them to Ringwood, if possible this Evening.
His Excellency desires that for the farther Security of the Treasure a Guard of a Captain & fifty Men may be detached immediately to Relieve Genl Hazens Guard & Escort the Waggons to Camp. I am &c.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.