George Washington Papers

To George Washington from James Witherell, 1 August 1782

Nelsons Point Aug. 1st 1782


The impaired state of my health together with the difficult Sittuation of my domestic Affairs renders my retirement from service highly Necessary.I therefore humbly beg your Excellency to except of this as my resignation, & grant me a discharge from the service. I am, Sir, with the highest Esteem & regard Your Excellencies ost obedient & Most humble servant

James Witherell Ensign

10th Mass. Regt.

DNA: RG 93—War Department.

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