George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Abijah Savage, 17 April 1780

Camp Morristown April of 17 1780

Capt. James Webb of Colo. Henry Sherburnes Regit one of the Sixteen is desireous of having a discharge from the Service—this may Certify that there is three officers Belonging to his Company Exclusive of himself—he haveing Served in the Regit as a good & faithfull officer & Supported the Character of an officer & a gentleman—he has no accounts in the Regit unsettled to my Knowledge & as the Situation of the Regit does not make his Resignation improper I do therefore Recommend him for a discharge

Abijah Savage

Capt. Comdt Colo. Sherburnes Regit

DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.

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