To Major General Israel Putnam
New Windsor July 1st 17⟨79⟩
⟨I have confirmed⟩ the different se⟨ntences⟩ of the Court Martial which you handed to me—but as I understood you that the Officers who were insulted by the Dragoons had interceded in their favor. If I should not be mistaken in this you are at liberty to remit the punishment. Yrs &c.
P.s. You will be pleased to order them to join their Regt.
Df, in Richard Kidder Meade’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW. The mutilated portions of the draft manuscript are supplied within angle brackets from the Varick transcript.