N. Hampsr. Village June 14th 1781
Altho the opening of the Campaign forbids it; yet I am induced to consent that Ensign Richards have a Discharge; The situation of his Family with other Circumstances Loudly call for it. I am your Excellencys Most Obedt & very Hble Servt
Geo: Reid Lt Colo. Commandt
2nd N. Hampr. Regt
DNA: RG 93—War Department.