|Dear Sir,||Philadelphia 13th Jan. 1797.|
Your letters, one from Woodville, & the other from the Federal City, were received by the Post of yesterday.
Enclosed is the copy of a letter I wrote to you agreeably to its date, and dispatched it accordingly, to the care of the Postmaster in Winchester—How it has happened that you have missed it, I know not. with much truth I am. Dear Sir Your Affecte Servant
DLC: Papers of George Washington.