Rocky Hill Octr 16th 1783.
My dear Sir,
Your letter of the 3d Instt, which I received a few days since, informed me of your intention to retire from the Army.
Permit me, My dear Sir, to take this oppertunity of expressing to you my obligations for the support and assistance I have in the course of the War, received from your abilities & attachment to me.
As during our Service together, you have always possessed my esteem & affection, so you will now carry with you every possible wish I can form for your future happiness. I beg you to present my Complemts to Mrs Huntington & to believe me with great regard Dr Sir—Yr Most Obedt & Affecte Servt