Head Quarters Dobbs’ Ferry Augst 19th 1781
The Commander in Chief desires you will order a Court Martial on Doctr McKnight, in consequence of the enclosed Charges, whenever it is convenient—and that you will decide on the sentences of the Court Martial of which Col. Swift is President. I have the honor to be Your Most Obedt Servt
Aide De Camp
MHi: Heath Papers.