George Washington Papers

To George Washington from John David Woelpper, 18 October 1783

18 October 1783

To His Excellency George Washington Esquire Commander in Chief of the Forces of the United States of America. The Memorial of Sundry Officers of the Invalids Regiment Humbly Sheweth,

That we the Subscribers Officers in said Corps stationed at Philadelphia being disabled & infirm by reason of wounds & otherwise, Request that your Excellency will please to instruct the Commanding Officer at this post to Order an Inspection of a Board of Officers & Surgeons for the purpose of reporting our different situations through you to the Honble the United States in Congress, that we may thereby be on a footing with our brother Officers of the Corps who were lately with the main Army under your immediate Commands. Which is humbly submited to your Excellencys consideration by your most Obedient & very humble Servants

D. Woelpper Captain

Mathew McConnell Captain

Wm Williams Captain

W. Honeyman Lt

James McLean Lt

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