[Fort Loudoun, 29 July–3 August 1757]
Whether he intends to continue in the Service, or not.
Write to concerning the Impropriety of giving Sergeant Feint a Commission in preference of the Volunteers.
Look at his Letters of the 13th & 18th July.
get back an Order from him for 12 Camp Kettles deliverd to Captn Lewis because 6 of the 12 were returnd into the Store again from Conogochieg and an order given this day for 15 when only 9 will be drawn.
Mm of the Dates of the Officers Commissions wch I have given out.
Direct him to Pay Captn McKenzie for work done to the Fort at Pearsalls.
Whether as the Regimt is not comp[lete]d with Drafts am I to send Officers rec[ruitin]g or not.
If I do money will be wanted for that purpose.
Desire Jenkins to bring me up some Gilt Paper.
AD, NN: Washington Collection. See source note, Memoranda, 7 June 1757.
1. GW wrote to Dinwiddie on 3 Aug. dealing with the matters noted here and enclosing a copy of the listing of new officers, but nothing has been found of any correspondence at this time with Ens. Nathaniel Milner, Quarter-master John Hamilton, or Paymaster Alexander Boyd, and GW did not cross out any notes for them.