Colchester 14th April 1780
Lest the Returns I have forwarded are not particular enough, I have seperated the officers & men of the 4th Regiment Light Dragoons according to the States they respectively belong to.
I have the honor to send them herewith to your Excellency, in order to be forwarded to the board of war, conformable to the Resolve of Congress passd the 15th March 1779—and which for the first time I saw the 12th instant. I am with every Sentiment of respect Dear Sir Your Most ob. H. St
DLC: Papers of George Washington.