To Colonel Morgan Lewis
[Valley Forge, 13 February 1778]
I have been informed there is a considerable number of pack saddles among the stores taken from General Burgoyne’s army; I am to desire you will send me immediately a return of them, and indeed a general return of all the stores in your department. Such of the pack saddles as may want it, you will have repaired without loss of time. I am Sir Your most Obedt servt
Df, in Alexander Hamilton’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW. Hamilton docketed the draft: “The Quart: Mast. General Northern depart: feby 13 1778.” Lewis replied on 10 March.