To Brigadier General Henry Knox
Head Qrs [Middlebrook, N.J.] Decr 18th 1778
You will perceive by the inclosed Letter—Commission & Resolution, that Congress have given Lieut. Colo. Stevens an actual command in the Artillery.1 He is to join Colo. Lamb’s Regiment in the room of Lt Colonel Oswald resigned. After reading the Letter you will be pleased to seal it and give the necessary Orders on your part. I am Dr sir Yr Most Obedt sevt
Df, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.