George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Moses Ashley, 27 March 1781

Garrison West Point March 27th 1781.


Upon the reasons given, by Lieut. Jno. Soule, of the 5th Massachusetts Regiment, I am induced to recommend him to Your Excellency for a discharge; at the same time unwilling to say it will be no damage to the Regiment; he having fill’d his Post with Honor. I am Sir your Most Obedt Humle Servt

Moses Ashley Majr Comdt

5th Massts Regt

DNA: RG 93—War Department.

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