Annapolis Decr 19th 1782
I am a senior Captain in the Maryland line and from my indisposition at present which has been long standing am obliged to apply to your Excellency to be considered on the list of Supernumorary Officers from this state. you’l oblige me much by a line in Answer to this. I am sir your most Obt Hble Sert
Capt. Maryd line
DLC: Papers of George Washington.