Sir: Your Favor of the 12 Inst. I duly received and thank you for inclosing Captn. Thompson' 48 Information; the Contents of the Deposition, now transmitted to you are of such a Nature, that I thought no Time should be lost, in giving you the earliest Notice of them. I am etc.
[Note:Captain Thompson, a sea captain of a ship from London, was subjected to an examination before the New York Congress. No copy of his information has been found in the Washington Papers. ]