George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Abijah Savage, 21 March 1780

Camp Near Morristown March the 21 1780

This May Certify that their is two officers Present with the Company to which Lt. John Smith Belongs in Colo. Henry Sherburnes Regit one of Sixteen Exclusive of himself & he haveing Servd three years in Sd Regit as a good & faithfull officer & Supported the Characters of an officer & a gentlemen & is now Desireous of having a Discharge from the Service the Situation of the Regit is Such at Present that his Resignation is not Improper.

I Do therefore Recommend Him for the Same.

Abijah Savage Capt. Comdt

Colo. Sherburnes Regit

DNA: RG 93—War Department.

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