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.
1. Preceding 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.”