February 6th. 1813
The causes for embodying & marching to New Orleans the Corps under your command having ceased to exist, you will on receipt of this Letter, consider it as dismissed from pubic service, & take measures to have delivered over to Major General Wilkinson, all articles of public property which may have been put into its possession.
You will accept for yourself & the Corps the thanks of the President of the United States.
Very Respectfully I am Sir your most obt. Humble Servant.