Head Quarters N.Windsor 9th June 1781
Lewis Vincent the Bearer of this tells me he hath had the Expectation of being paid as a Lieut. of the Corps of Indians—for whom he has received Pay—the Number of that Copps is so small that I could not by aney Means allow pay for any more Officers than are inserted in the Pay Roll—he importunes me for A present of the Horse which he rides here—as I am unacquainted with his particular Deserts—I have referred him to you—& you will be pleased to give him the Horse if you shall think his Merits have intituled him to such Reward. I am sir Your -most Obt.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.