Letter. W[illiam] B[eatty, Jr.], Hanover, New Jersey, to Col. W[illia]m Beatty, Maryland
Beatty informs his father of his health, and discusses his material needs. As for the military situation, "I have no news only that we moved about a mile from our old Encampment. . . ." In a postscript, mentions the desertion of one man and the execution for desertion of another.