Head Quarters 16th March 1783
I have the Honor to inform your Excellency, for the satisfaction of Congress, that the Meeting of the Officers, which was mentioned in my last, has been held Yesterday: and that it has terminated in a manner, which I had reason to expect, from a knowledge of that good Sense & steady Patriotism of the Gentlemen of the Army, which, on frequent Occasions, I have discovered.
The Report of the Meeting, with the other papers, which will be necessary to accompany it, I shall do myself the Honor to transmit to Congress, as soon as they can possibly be prepared. With the highest Respect I have the Honor to be Your Excellency’s Most Obedt & most humble Servt
DNA: Item 152, Letters from George Washington, PCC—Papers of the Continental Congress.