Head Quarters. 9 April 1783
Your Excellencys request respecting the Prisoners which you expect from N. York by Way of Dobbs Ferry, has been communicated to the Intendant of our naval prisoners, who is at that post—and I trust Measures will be taken to give such relief & Assistance as may be needed.
The Letter for Capt Macarty, was forwarded by a Gentleman going directly to Portsmouth. I have the Honor to be &c.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.