19 August 1783
Extract of a letter from Govr Haldiman August 19th 1783 to his Excelleny Genl Washington.
“As the Baron will communicate to your Excellency the substance of our conversation upon the subject of his Commission, I shall add no more here than to assure your Excellency, that every measure which obedience to the commands of my Sovereign and the most humane inclinations could suggest, & which the indefatigable endeavours of my Officers serving in the upper Country and the force of presents could effect, has been unweariedly employed in restraining the Indians & reconciling them to peace, and it is with sincere pleasure I acquaint your Excellency that my efforts have been compleatly successful, notwithstanding the hostile attempts which were made against the upper Country, long after their happy effects had been experienced upon the Frontiers. I have the honor to be &ca
(Signed) Fred. Haldimand
DNA: Item 152, Letters from George Washington, PCC—Papers of the Continental Congress.