To General William Howe
Head Qrs [Valley Forge] May 27th 1778
Much time having elapsed since I wrote you on the 22d of March, upon the subject of Captains Robertson and Galt, without receiving an Answer or their being restored to their liberty, I esteem it my duty to transmit you an Extract from the copy of that Letter; so far as it relates to them, and to call your attention again to the requisitions contained in it.1 I am, Sir, with due respect Your Most Obedt servt
LS, in Richard Kidder Meade’s writing, P.R.O.: Carleton Papers; Df, DLC:GW; copy, P.R.O.: Carleton Papers; Varick transcript, DLC:GW. The draft and Varick transcript are dated 26 May.