War Office June 7th 1780
The board are desirous of seeing Capt. Bowman of the Jersey Troops, on the subject of his command at Squan, during the last Winter & Spring, & would be much obliged to your Excellency to order him to repair to Philadelphia without delay. I have the honor to be with the highest respect Yr Excellency’s Mo. Obed. Hble Servt
Ben. Stoddert Secy
DLC: Papers of George Washington.