Col. Armand tells me you have referd him to me for an inquiry into his conduct. I imagine the Colonel may have misunderstood you, for being a Continental Corps, their conduct I presume if complained agt. is to be inquired into by the officers of the Regular Army & not by those of the Militia. Were the Complaints agt. the Legion to be taken notice of in a Civil way, it would be otherwise. In such case the Magistrate might bind over the Culprit to Court, but in no such case have I any thing to do. The Col. tells me he wants a Court of inquiry into his and his Legion's Conduct, and this being the object of his application you only, I presume, can give him an answer or redress.