George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Colonel Josias Carvil Hall, 3 November 1778

From Colonel Josias Carvil Hall

Fish-Kills [N.Y.] Novr 3d 1778


Agreable to your Excellencys Instructions I have sent a Return of the Draughts inlisted in the 2d Brig: of Maryld.1

None of the Regts have recruited any but the 4th and they only two since they received the Money.

In recruiting we are confined to our respective Regts & the 4th have no more Draughts worth the Bounty. I have the Honor to be with the greatest Respect Your Excellencys very H’ble Servt

Jo. Carvil Hall


1See GW to Hall, 4 May, and Hall to GW, 18 May. The enclosed “Return of the Drafts and Substitutes, Inlisted in the Second Maryland Brigade, Commanded by Josias C. Hall Esquire Colonel Commandant” lists a total of ten men enlisted for three-year terms as drafts in the 4th Maryland Regiment (DLC:GW).

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