Head Quarters New York
14th February 1777.
The Commander in Chief has been pleased to make the fallowing Promotions.
17th Light Dragoons
Ensign Thomas Remain from [the] 43d Regiment [is] to be Cornet by Purchase, vice Anderson who retires. 11th D[itt]o
British Orderly Books; Sir William Howe, Commander in Chief
September 26, 1776 - June 2, 1777
[Captain Henry Knight, Aide-de-Camp to General Howe.]
[New York Historical Society Collection, Mss. page 214.]