George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Colonel William Malcom, 7 December 1778

From Colonel William Malcom

Fort Clinton [N.Y.] Der 7. 1778


By reason of Sickness and other causes, Col. Poor’s Regiment is considerably reduc’d—And as there are a great proportion of Officers Col. Poor wishes that One or two Field & Some other Officers might be dissmiss’d—I think he may be gratifyd without any prejudice to the Service And beg leave to refer him to your Excellency. I am your Excellencys most obed. Servt

W. Malcom


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