Head Quarters 1st Septemr 1782
Colo. Sheldon with his Legion will take Post in the Neighbourhood of Bedford & Command there—you will please to withdraw the Compa. of Infantry now at that place to your Command—& keep up a Communication with Colo. Sheldon for the purpose of Assistance or Intelligence. By His Excellency Command Your most Obedient Servt.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.