New York 2d Decr 1783
I have been favored with your letter of the 28th ulto. The honor which the Merchants of Philada—have in contemplation to shew me; is very flattering, & deserving of my best acknowledgments. I expect to leave this place on Thursday afternoon or Friday morning, and to be in Philada on Monday:but as there may be an intervention of circumstances not altogether within my controul, I can not speak positively to the day—& have only given this information in conformity to your wishes. I am, &ca
DLC: Papers of George Washington.