Head Quarters Aprl 3d 1783
The Adjt General transmits you by this conveyance the Order of this date for a Court of Inquiry &c. I shall expect you will forward the Letter addressed to Major Reid with the greatest rapidity it also contains a transcript of the Order.
I consent you should go to Philadelphia for a few days, but desire your absence may not be protracted beyond what is absolutely necessary. I am Sir &c.
P.S. I intended to have spoken to you respecting relieving Captn Donhin from the stationary command of the Block House in the Clove—you will please to have it done as soon as may be.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.