George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Ezra Newhall, 19 May 1782

Garrison West Point May 19th 1782


Lieutenant Hammond of the 5th Mass. Regiment, having applied to me for my approbation for his resignation upon the account of a long ill state of health, & the cares of a family I do hereby recommend him to Your Excellency for a discharge. I have the honor to be Your Excellency’s most obedient and very hble Servt

Ezra Newhall Lt Col.

DNA: RG 93—War Department.

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