George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Board of War, 12 January 1781

Head Quarters New Windsor Jany 12th 1781


Congress having authorised me to appoint officers for Col. Armands corps, I have given him directions for the purpose, as he is better acquainted than I am, with the characters, that will suit him. I am to request on his furnishing the Board with an arrangement that they will be pleased to issue Commissions. He expects to go to France and dispatch being necessary to his plan, I have thought proper to refer him thus immediately to the Board. I have the honor to be With perfect respect Gentlemen Yr most Obedt & humble St

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