To Colonel Armand
Head Quarters Wilmington [Del.] 2d Sept. 1777.
I have a complaint lodged against your Corps by a number of the reputable Inhabitants in the Neighbourhood of Elk.1
As I find that your men cannot be restrained from committing Violences while in the Country, I desire you will immediately march them up to this Town. I am Sir Your hble Servt.
Copy, in Tench Tilghman’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.