From Lieutenant Colonel Henry Beekman Livingston
Fort Constitution [N.Y.]
15th June 1776
May it please your Excellency.
The enclosed is the Proceedings of the Court, Mentioned in a Letter given Captn Childs for your Excellency.1 I have since I wrote ⟨it⟩ learnt that the pay Rolls which I have had inclosed are ⟨not made⟩ out as they ought to be. I will draw them ⟨a⟩new and bring them with Me on Monday as I just received Your orders by Coll Clinton & Majr Schuyler2 the Coll has just left us and desires I will stay till he returns from New Winsor which will be on Monday next. I remain Your Excellencies Most Obt Humble Sert
Henry B: Livingston ⟨Lt Col.⟩
ALS, NN: Emmet Collection; Sprague transcript, DLC:GW. Mutilated portions of the ALS are supplied within angle brackets from the Sprague transcript.