Head Quarters Morris Town 12th March 1780
Yours of the 24th ulto reached me yesterday. I imagine from your letter you will be setting out for the Camp by the time this gets to your hands—The scarcity of Field Officers, of whom there are barely sufficient to perform the necessary duties obliges me to request you to join your Regt with as much dispatch as possible. I am &c.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.