Philadelphia 18th March 1782
You will immediately have all the Recruits raised for the Pensilvania Line collected at the General Rendezvous and Armed & Equipped for the Field, and as fast as any more are recruited you will have them Collected and Equipped in the same manner. You will embrace every Opportunity to Exercise & Discipline the Recruits & have them held in readiness to March at the Shortest warning. I am &c.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.