War 0ffice 9th March 1775


I have the honor to send you enclosed His Majesty’s Instructions for the Government of the 17th Regiment of /Liqht/ Dragoons under your Command, during their passage to North America, to which you will be please to add from time to time, such further directions as you shall judge necessary on this head.

I have the honor to be

                       Sir &c



Officer Commanding the 17th

Regiment of the /Light/ Dragoons

                                    At Corke


[Source: David Library, Microfilm of P.R.O. W.O. 4/93, 154.]

[As transcribed by Gilbert V. Riddle]