Camp March 21. 1780—
May it please your Excellency
The Officers of the New York Line being reduced to the last extremity for the want of Clothes; and as it will be some Months before the Supplies (which we are Informed) the State has Ordered can Arrive, beg your Excellency will please to order that such Articles of Clothing now in Store as can be spared be furnish’d us we paying for the Same and thereby much Oblige. Your Excellencys most Obedient and Very Hume Servants,
Jonathan Hallett Capt. Commandg the 2d N. York Regt In
In behalf of the Officers of the Same
Joseph McCraken Major Comadent of the 4 knew York Regt.
In Behalf of the offosers
J. F. Hamtramck Capt. Commdt 5th N.Y. Regt
In behalf of the officers of the Samme.
J. Gregg Cap. Commadant 3d N. York Regt
In behalf of the Officers of the same
DLC: Papers of George Washington.