George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Rufus Putnam, 9 January 1783

Cantoonment New Windsor Janry 9th 1783


Being well informed that the private affairs of Ensn Potter of the 5th Massachusetts Reg[t] are in such a situation as obliges him to retire from service, I beg leave to recommend him for a Discharge. I am Your Excelencys most Obt Humble Servant

Rufus Putnam, Colo. 5th M.R.

DNA: RG 93—War Department.

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