Princeton N.J. 27 Aug. 1783
The [Gentleman who will] have the honor of [presenting this to] you, delivered me [the inclosed (original) Letter].
The House of [Robert Cary Esqr. and Co.] of which Mr Welch [was one, was very] respectable—I corrisponded with it many years, and had most of my Goods there from. Mr Moore wishing to be introduced to you carries with him in the inclosed recommendation all the knowledge I have of him for I never had the pleasure of seeing him till this day. I am Dr Sir Yr Most Obedt Servt
Words in angle brackets are taken from the Varick transcript.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.