Head Quarters  Philadelphia  Sunday  29th March 1778


The Secretary of War by a Letter Dated 11 January 1778 has signified that his Majesty has been pleased to promote Captain Thomas Stanley of the 17th Regiment Light Dragoons to be Major of a Regiment engaged to be Raised for foreign Service by the Corporation of Liverpool.


[Source: General Grey's Orderly Book, Britsh Army Orderly Book, 28th Regiment, Feb. 23 to May 20, 1778.  Rutgers University Library, Micro-film, MSS page 45.]