Head Quarters 8th July 1783
I have been favored with your Letter of the 2d instant, respecting the unhappy Irregularities of the Troops in Philadelphia.
Your proposition for sending on the Judge Advocate appeared so just, that I have directed him to proceed immediately to Philadelphia & give all the Assistance in his power—I wish a happy Termination of this unlucky affair.
The Pay Master General had left this before the Arrival of your Letter, for the purpose, among others, of formg his Arrangements for settling the Accounts of the Southern Troops. With much Regard I am &ca.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.