Burlington Apl 2. 1780
I receiv’d your Excellencies letter of the 30th Ins—shall take the most expeditious measures for puting the corps in readiness to march—I have applied to the board of war for the articles necessary to equip the corps for so long a march as South carolina. I am your excellencies Most Ot: and very hbl servt
C. p: L. D.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.