Head Quarters Frogs Neck
16th October 1776
His Majesty has been pleased to make the following Promotions.
17th Regiment Light Dragoons
Quarter Master John Jones of [the] 20th Foot, [is] to be Cornet, vice St. Clair who does not accept l4th June 1776
September 26, 1776 - June 2, 1777
[Captain Henry Knight, Aide-de-Camp to General Howe.]
[New York Historical Society Collection, Mss. page 49.]