To Major General Benedict Arnold
Head Qrs—Middlebrook 26 April 1779
I find myself under a necessity of postponing your trial to a later period, than that for which I notified your attendance1—I send you this information in a hurry lest you should set out before it might arrive if delayed to an hour of more leisure—In a future letter I shall communicate my reasons and inform you of the time which shall be finally appoin⟨ted⟩.2 I am Dr Sir Your most Obed. ser⟨vt⟩.
Df, in Alexander Hamilton’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.