George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Edward Hand, 25 April 1783

New Windsor Cantonment 25th April 1783


In compliance with the Genl Orders of the 16th Instant I beg leave to signify my own and Assistants (Captains John Carlile and Simeon Lord) acceptance of five years full pay in lieu of half pay for life, as offer’d by Congress in their resolve of the Twenty second of March last

Edwd Hand

Adjutt Genl

DNA: Item 149, Letters and Reports from Benjamin Lincoln, Secretary at War, PCC—Papers of the Continental Congress.

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