George Washington Papers

Certificate for Henry Beekman Livingston, 20 May 1779

Certificate for Henry Beekman Livingston

[Middlebrook 20 May 1779]

I certify that Henry B. Livingston Esquire has served in the Army of the United States in the capacities of Captain, Lieutenant Colonel & Colonel, with the command of a regiment, in all which he has maintained the character of an intelligent, active & brave Officer, having distinguished himself upon several occasions.1 Given under my Hand at Middle Brook Camp the 20 day of May 1779.

Df, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.M

1Livingston had resigned in January 1779.

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