From Major Generals John Sullivan, Nathanael Greene, and Adam Stephen
Camp at Middle Brook
June 28th 1777
May it Please your Excellencey
In obedience To your Excellencys order we have met and Considered The Pretensions of Colo. Moylan and Colo. Bland to Rank in the Army of The United American States; And beg Leave to Report That we are Unanimously of Opinion That Colo. Moylan is Intituled to Rank in the Army before Colo. Bland; which is Humbly Submitted to your Excellencey by your Excellenceys most obedt Servants
Jno. Sullivan M.G.
Nath. Greene M.G.
Adam Stephen M.G.
LS, in Sullivan’s writing, DLC:GW.