Highlands August 9. 1782
I was yesterday honored with yours of the 7th—Major Keith has requested that his trial may not commence until general Paterson returns, which will probably be eight or ten days.
I believe captain Dorrence will decline superintending the general hospital. I have desired general Huntington to ascertain the matter fully. I have the honor to be, With the greatest respect, Your excellency’s Most obedient servant,
DLC: Papers of George Washington.