George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Frederick Hammond, 1 August 1782

Nelson point Aug. 1st 1782


I am unhappy to be obliged at this season of the Year to Ask a Dismission from the service but my domestic circumstances are such as will Not Admit of my longer seperation from them with out feeling the Most sensible sufferings, therefore I humbly request that your Excellency will be pleased to except of this as my resignation & grant me a discharge from the service. I am, Sir, with the highest Esteem & regard, Your Excellencies Most Obedt & Most humble servant

Fred. Hammond Ensn

10th Mass. Regt

DNA: RG 93—War Department.

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