George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Epaphras Bull, 4 April 1781

Head Quarters New Windsor 4th April 1781.


I have received a letter from Major Fauntleroy who it seems had reached Lancaster before my order directing him to join the 1st Regt got to his hands—Independant of the reasons which he offers for wishing to remain with the 4th Regt to which he properly belongs—there is one which makes the change no longer of any benefit to you—it is—that that Regiment is now also ordered to the southward—You will therefore consider the former order as void and prepare to join the 1st—You will have been convinced that I have done every thing in my power to accommodate your private interests to those of the public. I am &c.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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