George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Benjamin Lincoln, 23 April 1783

Head Quarters 23d Aprl 1783


You will recollect the Case of Mr Reckless, a Volunteer in the Corps of Sappers & Miners, which was mentioned to you at Ringwood, in Consequence of a Letter from Genl Dportail.

The Young Gentleman havg served a long Time in the Corps with an Encouragement of a Commission, I think it very proper that his Expectations Should be fulfilled, agreeable to the Ideas expressed by the Genl. I have the Honor to be.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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