Head Quarters Janry 17th 1783
The General received yours of the 14th yesterday.
We have no news but the promotion of Cols. Greaton, Dayton, & Putnam to be Brigadr Generals—and the death of that brave & verable Officer My Lord Stirling; who left the World the 14th inst. I am My dear Smith Yours sincerely
MH: Dearborn Papers.