George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Ezekiel Cheever, 17 December 1780

Head Quarters New Windsor 17th Decemr 1780


I have received your favor of the 2d Inst you will take the first opportunity of having Mr Collins brought to Springfield where I will direct a Court Martial to try him under a Resolve of Congress of the 22d Augt 1780 passed expressly for the punishment of those who commit frauds in the department of the Quarter Master, Commissary or Commy of Military Store—You will let me know when Mr Collins arrives at Springfield—and also what Rank or employ he holds in the service. I am &c.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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