Head Quarters 8th Augst 1782
In your last Conversation with me on the Subject of Resigning your Commisn as Brigr Genl you concluded to take the Matter into further Consideration, & to inform me of your Resolutions.
The Army is now on the point of takg the field; in which Case it becomes necessary for me to form my Arrangement for the Several Commands—supposing therefore that you have had Time to bring your Mind to a Conclusion—I have to request that you will be pleased to communicate to me, as soon as possible, your final Determination; whether you mean to continue in Service or not.
For your Satisfaction, I have to inform you that Brigr Genl McIntosh has declared his Intention to continue in Service—& B. Genl Moultrie had not signified, a few Days ago, any Resolutions to resign. I am &c.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.