Baltimore 1st June 1780.
Inclosd I send your Excelency my Commission which must beg the favour of you to Except, my reason for Resighning is Owing to my Not gitting my Rank in this State. I have Served in the Train this three years indeed till I have spent the most of this little I had therefore must beg your Excelency to Axcept my Resignation, my Accounts are all Settled with the Army. I am your Excelencys Most Hhble Servt
DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.