George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Lieutenant Colonel William Bond, 26 November 1775

From Lieutenant Colonel William Bond

Prospect Hill, 26 November 1775. Returns the names of officers in his regiment who were recommended for commissions by the Massachusetts council but have not received them. Four of these officers “have engaged to serve upon the new Establishment” and wish to have their commissions.1


1The council recommended officers for Bond’s regiment in its second letter to GW of 1 November. The four officers who agreed to continue in the army were lieutenants Nathaniel Eaton and Peter Hobart (Hobert) and ensigns John Veazee and Job Sumner.

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