Philadelphia 25th Septr 1783
Previous to your Excellency’s favour this moment receiv’d the troops were under orders to march for [Tomorrow]. some papers which ought to have been sent me were omitted to be transmitted, & I sh’d not get them until saturday by Mr Jackson. The subsistance money for the next month was requisit [ioned] to the movement of the officers, they receiv’d it last Evening & requir’d this day to settle their Accts—not one moment therefore has been lost—Your Excellency’s direction shall with pleasure be Oblig’d I have the honour to be with great regard & Respect Sir your Excellency’s Most Obt hum. servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.