Hd Qrs Jany 21st 1781
The General approves of your allowing a ration individual to the Capt and crews of the dismissed craft not to the families, to be charged as you mention in a settlement of accounts.
He thinks the middle of May will be the proper period for rendezvousing the ox-teams for the next campaign. Yrs with sincere regard
Aide De Camp
DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.