From Colonel Charles Webb
Camp on Winter Hill Octor 23d 1775
According to your Excellency’s Desire, I have made Enquiry among my Officers, and find them in general willing to comply with your Excelency’s Request.1
The Officers of the several Companies have not had Time, as yet, to find out the Disposition of their Soldiers, I shall use my utmost Influence to have your Excellency’s Request comply’d with, and as soon as I can possibly ascertain the precise Number, will give your Excelencys Information. I am Your Excellencys most humble Servt
ALS, DNA:PCC, item 152. GW enclosed this letter and those from Samuel Holden Parsons and Experience Storrs of this date in his letter to Hancock of 2 November.
Charles Webb (1724–1794) of Stamford commanded the 7th Connecticut Regiment. He resigned his commission in March 1778.