Head Quarters Newburg Decr 9. 1782
Captain Duncan of your Regiment has preferred a Complaint of Injustice done him by an Arrangement made in Regimental Orders of the 1st of Jany last wherein Captains Goslain, Lee and Selin are appointed to the Command of Companies, though younger Officers than himself I shall be glad you will inform me of the principles on which this Arrangement was made that I may be able to Judge of the propriety of the Complaint. I am Sir.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.