March 22d 80
Mr Randall Clotheir of the state of Maryland is arrested by Coll Gentry for a Partial distribution of state Clothing He cannot do the necessary business as Agent of Stores ’till he is try’d the Genl Cot Ml cannot do it soon and if His Excellency will permit me I will write Genl Gist to order a Dist genl Cot Ml to sit for the purpose. I am Yrs verily
O. H. Williams
DLC: Papers of George Washington.