From Colonel Charles Pettit,
Philadelphia, 19 January 1781 .
Acknowledges NG's letter of 29 December
and "Major Bs" of 27 December
so that NG can be sure of the letters' "safety."[2
] The letter is unsigned, but in Pettit's hand.
] Neither NG's letter nor that of Ichabod Burnet has been found.