Litchfield 17th Decr 1782
Agreeable to a Resolve of Congress of the 19th Novr last, (being one of the senior Officers) this signifies, with the approbation of Your Excellency, my inclination of retiring from Service on the present derangement of the Army.
James Morris Capt.
in the 2nd Connect. Regt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.