Head Quarters 1st July 1783
Your favor of the 5th of June, reached me a few Days ago.
It has been owing to some Mistake, that you & the Troops under your Care at Rutland, have not been liberated—I have lost no Time to inform the Secretary at War of your Circumstances—& you may soon expect his Orders for your Removal to N. York. I am &c.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.