Hd Qrs 24th March 80.
His Excellency has received your favor by Capt. Lacey, & has directed me to inform you that if the state of the Regt to which the Capt. belongs, will admit of his absence, that you may grant him a furlough. I am [Sir] Yr Mo Obet Sert
R. K. Meade. A.D.C.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.