To Major General Stirling
June 21: 1779
I inclose you a Memorial from Mr Drew and request that you will direct a Board of Field Officers in the Virginia line to sit to morrow and enquire into the facts stated by him1 & to report their Opinions of the Arrangement that should be made of the Captains & Other inferior Officers in the three incorporated Regiments of Gist— Grayson & Thruston. I would wish it to be a full Board. Your Lordship will perceive that it will not be proper for Colo. Gist to be a Member. I am with great regard Yr Lordship’s Most Obedt sert
Df, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.
1. The enclosed memorial from Lt. Thomas Haynes Drew, recently transferred from Col. William Grayson’s Additional Continental Regiment to Col. Nathaniel Gist’s Additional Continental Regiment, has not been identified.