Head Quarters Newburgh, July 10th 1782
I have recd your Letter of the 18th June with the enclosed Certificate. Agreeably to your Request, I have forwarded a Copy of your Letter with the corroborating Evidence of the physicians, to the Secretary at War, and recommended a Compliance with your Desire.
That you may soon be restored to your former State of Health is the sincere Wish of Sir, Your most Obdt Servt.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.