W.O. 15th Janry 1776.
I am to Signify to you H[is] M[ajesty's] P[leasure] that you do give Directions, that a compleat [sic] Set of Tents & Camp Necessaries be provided for the Men of the 17th Reg[imen]t of light Dragoons, under your Command, agre[e]able to the annexed list, & that they be ready for shipping by the 20th of Febry next.
I have the honor to be
Major Genl. Preston, Colo.
of the 17th Reg[imen]t of
Source: P.P.O. W.0.4/95, #390. Microfilm Collection of the David Library of the American Revolution. Transcribed by Gilbert Riddle.