George Washington Papers

To George Washington from David Forman, 28 March 1778

From David Forman

Camp Valley Forge 28 March 1778


The Above named Gent. have at all times executed every command to which the[y] have been ordered while I had the Honr to command them, with great exactness.1

I therefore beg leave to recommend them as officers, that will endevour to deserve any Notice Yr Excelly may honour them with. I am Yr Excelly’s Most obdt Humble Servant

David Forman Late Colo.


1Preceding this text on the manuscript is a “Return of Officers of the late Colo: David Formans Regt” listing Maj. William Harrison; Captains John Burrowes, William Wikoff, Thomas Marsh Forman, and John Combs; First Lieutenants Gilbert Imlay and William Hall; 2d Lt. Robert Pemberton; and Ens. William Schenck. Hall, the return noted, “was taken prisoner the first of October on his way to Join his regt.”

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