THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF TRINIDAD
Publication No. 408.
The Deputy Adjutant General to the Earl of Eglintoun.
Source:-Public Record Office. State Papers War Office
Published by the courtesy of the Master of the Rolls
and the Deputy Keeper of the Public Records.
2nd March 1783.
As it is intended that one Lieutenant General and
two Major Generals shall assemble at the Horse Guards
Whitehall,for the purpose of hearing Major Stanhope's
vindication of his conduct relative to the surrender
of the Island of Tobago, Your Lordship being the first
Lieutenant General for duty, I beg leave to acquaint
you that it is the Commander in Chief's orders that
you with Major Generals Wynward and Phillipson,do as-
semble any morning that is convenient to Your Lord-
ship and after hearing the whole matter that may be
produced before you, that you report your opinion to
the Commander in Chief.
Your Lordship will do me the favour to acknow-
ledge the receipt of this and mention the morning
most convenient for Your Lordship.
I have the honour to be,My Lord,Your Lordship's
Most humble and obedient servant
Deputy Adjutant General.
The Earl of Eglintoun.