George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Benjamin Bogardus, 15 April 1782

Camp Near Pumpton 15th April 1782


my present state of health and domestick Concerns Renders it Absolutely Necessary for me to Retire from Service, however Disagreeable a step of that kind is to my feelings in applying to your Excellency at this season. yet trust will Obtain your Consent. I am with Respect your Excellencys Most Obt Humble Servt

Benjamin Bogardus

DNA: RG 93—War Department.

Index Entries