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From George Washington to Major General Stirling, 21 June 1779

To Major General Stirling

June 21: 1779

My Lord

I inclose you a Memorial from Mr Drew and request that you will direct a Board of Field Officers in the Virginia line to sit to morrow and enquire into the facts stated by him1 & to report their Opinions of the Arrangement that should be made of the Captains & Other inferior Officers in the three incorporated Regiments of Gist— Grayson & Thruston. I would wish it to be a full Board. Your Lordship will perceive that it will not be proper for Colo. Gist to be a Member. I am with great regard Yr Lordship’s Most Obedt sert

G: Washington

Df, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1The enclosed memorial from Lt. Thomas Haynes Drew, recently transferred from Col. William Grayson’s Additional Continental Regiment to Col. Nathaniel Gist’s Additional Continental Regiment, has not been identified.

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