Head Quarters 3d Octo. 1782.
Not having had an Answer to my Letter of the 16th of Sepr—inclosing a Copy of One to you of the 8th of Augst respectg your Joing the Army—I am induced to think the last has failed as well as the first.
I therefore commit one more Letter to the Care of the Secretary at War—I have to request, that immediately on the Receipt of this, you will proceed to, & assume the Command assigned to you in my Army. I am &ca.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.