George Washington Papers

To George Washington from William Heath, 16 November 1780

West Point Novr 16th 1780

Dear General

Capn John Hughes & Lt Joseph Lewis of Colo. Hazens Regiment, who had leave to go to Head Quarters are wanted at the Court Martial now sitting here; I request they may be ordered to return as soon as may be. It is possible that one or both of them will apply to your Excellency for leave to resign—Colonel Hazen this moment informs me that they are both indebted to the regiment. I have the honor to be With the greatest respect your Excellencys Most Obedient Servant

W. Heath

DLC: Papers of George Washington.


15 November 1780


You will be pleased to Attend before the Court Martial now Setting on West Point on Wednesday the Twenty Second day of this Instant at Ten oClock in the Forenoon of the Same Day. To give your Evidence in certain Plaints Exhibitted In behalf of the United against Colonel Moses Hazen on the Part of the Prisoner—Dated this Fifteenth Day of November 1780.

By Order of the Court Martial

Jno. Strang. Deputy

Judge Advocate General

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