Head Quarters New Windsor May 8th 1781
Five Months, this day, having elapsed, since you had permission to visit your freinds; I find myself under the indispensable necessity of calling your attention again to your Command. I must request there fore You will be pleased to repair to the Army as soon as may be, after the receipt of this Letter. I am Dear Sir Your Most Obedient Hble Servant.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.