George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Ebenezer Gray, 11 November 1782

Head Quarters Novr 11th 1782


In giving permission of absence to Officers for the recovery of their health, I have supposed the experiment of change of air & diet might be made in a few weeks, as well as in any length of time; I must therefore consider the indulgence given to you for the purpose, as limited to eight weeks from the date hereof, at the expiration of which time, I shall expect you will return to the Army. I am sir Your Most Humble Servant

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