Quarters near Pines bridge Decr 27th 1782
Nothing remarkable has taken place since I have been on the lines, the best intelegence I can collect from below is that a number of refuiges is to leave Newyork soon, Major Farnum left a Gentleman under the sanction of a Flagg on the lines, I would wish to know your Excellencys Pleasure respecting him—begg leave to represent to your Excellency respecting provision for the Troops the Commissary has served them for the Month out and is left me, he says his time is out. I am Sir Your most Obdt Humle servant
J. Vose Colo. Comandt at lines
DLC: Papers of George Washington.