From Major General John Sullivan
Camp [Valley Forge] 30th Decemr1 1777
Several of The General officers of the Army have been with me This morning To Consult upon Some Measure to be pursued Respecting Some Late promotions which have taken place To Their prejudice They are about meeting to make a proper Representation of their Grievances to your Excellencey and To Congress as Soon as may be in the Interim They beg your Excellencey would Defer Announcing in orders any promotions among the General officers which have Lately taken place in Congress2 I have the honor to be with much Respect your Excellenceys most obedt Servt
1. Sullivan inadvertently wrote “30th Decemr 30th” on the manuscript.