George Washington to Colonel Elisha Sheldon1
[Morristown, New Jersey] December 4, 1779. States that $10,000 have been issued to Sheldon. Authorizes Sheldon to enlist infantrymen whose terms of service are near expiration.
Df, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Sheldon was a colonel of the Second Continental Dragoons.