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    • Humphreys, David
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    • Stewart, Charles
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    • Revolutionary War

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The General desires that you will give directions not to have any of the Beef Cattle distributed to Brigades or killed, untill you have been at Head Quarters, reported the number & received instructions—He also desires that no pork may be issued while there is salted Beef. I am Sir your Hble Servant MH .
It is his Excellencys request, that you will take Immediate, & Effectual, measures to have such a number of the Beef Cattle from the Eastern part of Connecticut, and that part of Massachusetts Contiguous to Rhode Island, furnish’d for the Militia stationed at Rhode Island that they may not be under the Necessity of Consumeing a single Barrel of Salted provision,the Salted provision to be...
His Excellency the Commander in Cheif desires you will take immediate and effectual measures, to ascertain with certainty the quantity of salted Provision now lying on or near Connecticut River, specifying by actual Returns the kind, & quality of it, and the Places where it is deposited—also the quantity now in the Magazine at Providence—and whether the salted Provision has been transported...
His Excellency desires you will either go yourself, or send some Gentleman of your Department to the White Plains to examine the Position, number & state of the Ovens at that Place; & to report to him tomorrow Morng where they are, What number there are, what quantity of Bread they will Bake pr day, & what condition they are now in, with as much accuracy & precision as possible. I am Sir Your...