War Office Nov. 16, 1780
The Board have been honoured with your Letter of the 7th inst. The Letters transmitted therewith were immediately forwarded agreeably to your Excellency’s Request. We have the Honour to be with the highest respect Your very obed. Servt
We presume that your Excellency has forwarded to Genl Greene a similar order with the one enclosed to us relating to the officers who are the Subjects of it serving with the Southern Army.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.