Head Quarters 4th Augt 1780
His Excellency desires you to order One hundred Men from the Artillery and Infantry to take Colo. Lambs directions for making up Cartridges—The proportion will be 20 of the first and 80 of the last if so many can be found acquainted with the Business. If not, the Artillery must be increased. I am Sir your most obt Servt
Tench Tilghman A.D.C.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.