George Washington Papers

To George Washington from David Hall, 27 June 1783

New Castle June 27th 1783


Finding by a Resolve of the Hnble the Continental Congress of March last respecting the Commutation of the half pay of the retiring & deranged Officers they are requested to signify to your Excellency their Acceptance or refusal thereof in six months; I beg leave therefore to inform your Excellency at the request, & on Behalf of the retiring & deranged Officers of the Delaware regt that they will be perfectly satisfied with such Commutation in lieu of half pay during Life. I have the Honor to be Your Excellencys Most Obt hble Servt

David Hall

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

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