Pompton 1st March 1783
I had yesterday the Honr of addressing your Excellency on the Subject of Lieut: Kenneys Trial to Which I refer. Since I wrote that letter I have received from the ajutant Genl office; the report of the Board of genl officers on the Charges exhibited against the Judge advocate Mr Edwards; and the opinion of the Genl CourtmMartial on the Late Trial of major J: R: Reid of my Regiment, Confirmed by your Excellencys orders.
I have on this occasion to request your Excellency’s leave to wait on you at Newburg on some public business which I cannot with so much propriety commit to writing. I have the Honr to be with great respect Your Excellencys most obedient and most Devoted Hume Servant
DLC: Papers of George Washington.