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From Benjamin Stoddert of the Board of War
War Office [Philadelphia] Jany 23d 1781
The board have the honor to request that you will be pleased to cause returns to be made to them of the officers belonging to the states southward of Pennsa who are continued in Service under the late arrangement, as well as of those who are supernumerary. They would wish for a distinct return for each State, specifying the ranks & dates of commissions. I have the honor to be with the highest respect sir
yr mo Obed Hble Sert by ord
Ben Stoddert Secy.
Autograph letter signed (MiU-C)
The Papers of General Nathanael Greene,
ed. Dennis Conrad et al.
(Columbia, S.C.: Model Editions Partnership, 1999). Full texts of documents calendared in
The Papers of General Nathanael Greene
(Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 1994), Vol. 7, pp. 152-289. On the Web at http://mep.blackmesatech.com/mep/ [Accessed 19 January 2018]