George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Peter Scull, 7 April 1779

From Peter Scull

War-Office [Philadelphia] 7th April 1779


The Commissions for the Virginia line, are now forwarded to your Excellency.1 Lt Col. Ball of the first Regiment, having called at the Office & receiv’d the one intended for him, that will account for it’s not being in the bundle mark’d for that Corps. With the utmost respect I have the honor to be Your Excellency’s most hbl. Servant

P. Scull Secretary


1For the distribution of these commissions, see the general orders for 10 April. For the correction of the commissions for certain officers who did the duty of an ensign but were entitled to the rank of lieutenant, see GW’s reply to Scull of 10 April (DLC:GW).

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