Head Quarters 24th Mar. 1783
On Representation to the Genl, of the Conduct of Capt. Riley of the Invalid Corps—& complaint from the Regt of a Stoppage of their pay from you on that acco. His Excellency has given instructions to Colo. Nicola, to have Capt. Riley arrested, & brot to Trial for the Impropriety of his Conduct—And in the Mean Time it is his Excellencys pleasure that you proceed in grantg pay to the Regiment, supposing that you will be refunded your advancement to Capt. Riley, I am sir &c.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.