Head Quarters 10th Mar. 1783
In Answer to a Letter written by the Comr in Chief, a Week or two ago, (several on the same Subject havg been written before) to the Secty at War—respectg Standards for the Army, the follog Reply has been made.
"The Standards are in the Hands of the Q. Master at Camp, & have been there some Time."
His Excellency request your Explanation of this Matter. I am sir Your most Obedt Se[rvt]
J. Trumbull Jr Secty
DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.