Philadelphia 14th Septr 1783
I have been hon’d by your Excellency’s favour and am much obliged by the communication & indulgence that it conveys. I hope very soon to pay my Respects to you at Rocky Hill, which honour I should have long since done my self had I not thought it improper to leave this place until the matters committed to my charge were intirely clos’d. I have the honour to be with the greatest Respect Sir Your Excellency’s most obt hum. servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.