George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Peter Scull, 3 May 1779

To Peter Scull

Head Quartrs Middlebrook 3 May 1779


Your favor of the 27th Ulto with its inclosures came duly to hand.

I herewith transmit you five commissions in the Virginia line, to be altered agreeably to indorsement—the others wch accompany this are resignations. You will be pleased to forward the commissions for such officers as succeed in order on the occasion.1 I am sir yours

G. W——n

Df, in James McHenry’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1Scull replied to this letter, and to another letter that GW wrote on 5 May (see GW to John Glover, 4 May, n.3), from the War Office in Philadelphia on 10 May: “I have been honored with your Excellency’s Letters of the 3d & 5th instant, and now transmit the commissions agreably to the directions contain’d in them” (DLC:GW).

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