Head Quarters 23d Aprl 1783
You will recollect the Case of Mr Reckless, a Volunteer in the Corps of Sappers & Miners, which was mentioned to you at Ringwood, in Consequence of a Letter from Genl Dportail.
The Young Gentleman havg served a long Time in the Corps with an Encouragement of a Commission, I think it very proper that his Expectations Should be fulfilled, agreeable to the Ideas expressed by the Genl. I have the Honor to be.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.