Head Quarters New Windsor 15th Feby 1781.
I have recd your favor of yesterday—Brigr Genl Warner waited upon me this day with a letter from Governor Hancock informing me that Gentleman had been sent on with part of the hard Money Gratuity, allowed by the State to their Soldiers who had been inlisted for the War, previous to the 2d day of Decemr last. You will therefore be pleased to cause the most accurate Returns to be made out of the non Commd Officers and privates who come under the above description. I will obtain similar Returns of the Artillery from Genl Knox. When the Returns are compleated Genl Warner will be able to strike his dividend on the first payment. I am Dear Sir Yr most obt Servt
MHi: Heath Papers.