John Baptiste de Walbach to Thomas Mann Randolph

Sir

I have had the honor to lay before the Secretary of War your letter of the 9th Instant, and have been instructed to inform you, that your resignation is accepted, to take effect from this day.

You will be pleased to remit to the Senior Officer of your Regiment on the Recruiting Service, the funds, Instructions &ca You have received for that service, and give information thereof to this office

With perfect respect I have the honor to be Sir Your Obed Ser
J. B. Walbach
Adjt Genl
RC (MHi); addressed: “Colonel Th: M: Randolph Monticello”; endorsed by Randolph: “Adj. Genl Walebach March 13 1814”; note added by Randolph at a later date: “upon consultation with several officers of the 20th I determined to go on immediately to the lines & wrote to request such an order intimating that I had rather resign than be recruiting: that was accepted as my resignation.”
Author
John Baptiste de Walbach
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March 13, 1814
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