philad. 6 may 1783
agreably to a Resolution of Congress of the 22th of march last I have the honour to inform your excellency that the officers of the Corps—have unanimously agreed to accept of the Commutation. I have the honour to be with Great Respect Your Excellency’s the most obedient and humble servant
maj. general Commdt of the Corps of the Engeneers
DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.
philadelphia May the 4th 1783.
The officers of the Corps of Engineers having met for the purpose of giving their Opinion respecting the Commutation of the Half pay, agreably to a Resolution of Congress of the 22d of March 1783, have Unanimously agreed to accept of the Commutation agreable to the terms of Said Resolution.
Duportail mr general
Villefranche Lt Col.
Lt Colo. Wuibert
J. Murnan Majr
J. Gouvion Col. of Engrs
Rochefontaine Major of Engrs