Norwich June 27. 1782
Your Excellencys Favor of the 15th did not reach me until this day—I shall lay it before the Governor & Council of Safety who have the Disposal of the rejected Recruits—& afterwards give the necessary Orders to the Mustering Officers—I see but a small Prospect of geting many more Recruits but as the State have fixed on the 20th of next Month as the ultimatum, I think best to have the mustering Officers stay to that Day.
I will put my Affairs in Order to repair to Camp as soon as possible—in the mean time—am with greatest Esteem & Respect Your Excellencys most obedt Servant
DLC: Papers of George Washington.