Springfield Febry 20—1781
I Recivd your Excellencys Letter of the 5 of Febry—have Duly observd the Contents—Shall transmit to your Excellency the proceeding of the Courtmartial as Soon as the trial is over. I have the Honor to be your Excellencys most obet Humle Servt
Wm Shepard Colo.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.