Head Quarters Newburgh 9th April 1782
Your two Letters of the 26th Feby & 19th ulto have been received.
I am so well persuaded of your Care & Attention to the Business committed to your Charge—that no arguments are needfull to press your utmost Diligence.
The Recruits as they are forwarded, may be directed the nearest Rout to peekskill—where on their arrival, they will report themselves & receive further Orders.
The Time of your comg on to Camp dependg on Your Success in Recruitg—& other Circumstances not as yet decided—you will be duly noticed of the period at which you are to join your Regiment. I am &ca.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.