March 29th 1780.
This may certify that Pierre Regnier Esqr served as a volunteer in the Army of the United States of America from the 11th November 1775 ’till the 12th of January 1776, when he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, by a particular Act of Congress of that date. Colonel Regnier has behaved on all occasions with a becoming zeal for the promotion of the service and distinguished himself in the several Campaigns, as a brave, active and intelligent Officer. And is now at his own particular request permitted to retire.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.