William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of Shelburne papers  1665-1885
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  1781 May 31 . George Washington LS to Marquis de Lafayette; Headquarters, New Windsor, [New York]. (2 pages)    [Note: Inclosed in Clinton to Germain, June 9, [1781], from the Henry Clinton papers ]
“Public letter” Commends Lafayette on his actions and praises him most for his refusal to conduct correspondence with [Benedict] Arnold. Discusses army movements, confirms that 1500 to 2000 men embarked from New York and should be expected near Chesapeake or further South.