To Colonel Thomas Nixon
Head Quarters New Windsor July the 14: 1779
It will be necessary that the Recruits coming from the Massachusett’s State should be completely armed and accoutered at Springfield1—or at least as far as the supplies there will admit. For this purpose I inclose you a Letter for the Commissary of Military Stores. I also inclose you a Copy, by which you will see he is directed to deliver such supplies of Arms & Accoutrements as you may find necessary according to the number of men.2 I am sir with regard & esteem Yr Most Obedt st
Df, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.