To Colonel Thomas Clark
Head Quarters Middle Brook 16 March 1779
Colo. Pattens Regt is to march to such a post in the Highlands as Genl Mcdougal shall appoint, be pleased therefore to dispatch an Officer of that Regt to him near Peekskill to take his orders. Upon the return of the Officer the Regiment is to march immediately to the place of its destination.1 I am Sir Yr most obt Servt.
Df, in Tench Tilghman’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.