4 May 1781
Maj. Lomagne will represent to your Excellency the present State of Colo. Armands Corps—the distress I was in for Cavalry in Jany last obliged me to employ this [Corps on the Lines] at Portsmouth, [where] by the activity of Mon. Lomagne they were extremely servicable, till they were so harrassed that I was under the necessity of with drawing them from Service & sending thanks for your Activity & Military Conduct since you have been under my Command. I am.
NHi: Steuben Papers.