W.O. 22d May 1776.


I have the honor to acquaint you that, agre[e]abIe to your Request, Lieut. Bunbury of the 17th Regt. /Lt./ Dragoons has H[is] M[ajesty]s Leave to go to Ireland, & remain until the Sale of his Commission can take place.


I have the honor &c

Major General Preston Barrington


Source: P.R.O, W.0.4/97, #223. Microfilm Collection of the David Library of the American Revolution. Transcribed by Gilbert Riddle.