George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Ebenezer Sproat, 14 April 1782

West Point Apl 14th 1782


Ensign Nathaniel Little of my regiment having represented to me that the situation of his private affairs is such as renders his presence indispensably necessary. I have reluctantly acquiesced to the cogency of his arguments & consented to his retir[ement] from the army if he can obtain your approbation. I am sir with the greatest respect your excellency’s most Obedient & very humble serva[nt]

Ebr Sprout

Lt Col. Comdtt 2d M. Reg[t]

DNA: RG 93—War Department.

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