My last was dated the 9th Inst. recommended to Gov. Henry's protection. Your Excellency will receive with this twenty copies of an address by Congress to the inhabitants of these United States and three of a Proclamation for restricting within proper bounds the conduct of Captains, Commanders, &c., of American armed vessels. These papers your Excellency will be pleased
12th. General Howe by a letter the 10th Inst. to Genl. Washington had made new overture for an exchange of prisoners, and talks of the prospect of suffering on our part as the hot weather approaches. What Congress will determine may be known tomorrow. The letter this instant reached me. I recollect Genl. Burgoyne asked of Genl. Gates parol enlargement for two of his officers to come into his camp in order to adjust their regimental accounts only for a month, when he had but two days provision.