Springfield April the 1 1781.
I would inform your Excellency that I Shall Send on to Camp from this Post betwen Ninty and a Hundred Recruits—which will march to morrow morning.
But am not able to arm and accoutre them a Greeable to your Excellencys orders as Colo. Cheever has not any arms Repaird.
the Recruits Come in much Faster than here to fore.
I am your Excellencys most obdt Humle Servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.