Head Quarters near Passaic Octr 16. 1780
It is represented to be indispensably necessary in the Course of Smiths Trial, that Col. Lamb, Col. Livingston, & Mr Kearse the Qr Master should attend the Court Martial as Witnesses—I have to request that you will notify them, their presence will be necessary on thursday next, and give them directions to attend accordingly if possible. I am Sir with great esteem Your Most Obedt Hble Servt
MHi: Heath Papers.