To Major General Alexander McDougall
New Windsor June 25: 1779
In answer to your Letter of the 19th I request that you will send me All the proceedings of Court Martials in your hands in Capital cases, where the sentences have not been executed.1 If there are any sentences which have been approved by you; but yet remain unexecuted, you will be pleased to particularize them. I fully agree in sentiment with you, as to the impolicy of too frequent punishments.
I shall be obliged by your sending me the Arrangement of the Massachusets line, made by the Committee of Officers.2 I am Dr Sir with great regard Your Most Obedt servt
LS, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, CSmH; Df, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW. GW signed the cover of the LS.