Head Quarters 19th June 1782
His Excellency the Commander in Chief directs me to reply to your Favor of the 30th May—and to inform you, that considering the Footg on which your Arrest stands, and upon a View of all Circumstances attendg it, it is his Opinion that your Trial should be deferred until an Opportunity presents of havg a Court formed from the Line of the Army. I am [&c.] Your
J. Trumbull Jr.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.