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1 Cobb, David Pray, John From David Cobb to John Pray, 14 August 1782 1782-08-14 It is of great importance at this Crisis, to have the best possible information of the state of...
2 Humphreys, David Smith, William Stephens From David Humphreys to William Stephens Smith, 27 … 1782-12-27 The Commander in Chief who has just gone to Poughkeepsie, has left it in charge with me to...
3 Humphreys, David Stewart, Charles From David Humphreys to Charles Stewart, 30 June 1781 1781-06-30 The General desires that you will give directions not to have any of the Beef Cattle distributed...
4 Humphreys, David Knox, Henry From David Humphreys to Henry Knox, 2 January 1783 1783-01-02 Mr Merrit, who has permission to go into New York with a Sum of Money for the Naval Prisoners of...
5 Humphreys, David Pickering, Timothy From David Humphreys to Timothy Pickering, 24 June 1783 1783-06-24 His Excellency wishes for the pleasure of your Company at dinner to day, if you are not...
6 Humphreys, David Pickering, Timothy From David Humphreys to Timothy Pickering, 15 December … 1780-12-15 If the Boats which were with the Army, have not yet been brought on to Kings-Ferry, His...
7 Humphreys, David Officers Commanding at Verplanks Point, New York From David Humphreys to New York Officers Commanding at … 1781-07-15 I am Commanded by his Excellency the Commander in Cheif to inform you that five of the Enemys’...
8 Humphreys, David Knox, Henry From David Humphreys to Henry Knox, 14 August 1783 1783-08-14 His Excellency the Commander in Chief desires that such Men as are acquainted with the repairs of...
9 Humphreys, David Villefranche de Genton, Jean-Louis-Ambroise … From David Humphreys to Jean-Louis-Ambroise, chevalier … 1782-08-28 Upon mentioning the subject of your favor of the 27th to His Excellency, he was pleased to direct...
10 Humphreys, David Pray, John From David Humphreys to John Pray, 30 March 1783 1783-03-30 The News of Peace (tho not official) is nevertheless so positive and the certainty that...
11 Humphreys, David Pray, John From David Humphreys to John Pray, 7 July 1781 1781-07-07 The Commander in Cheif, directs that the three new Whale Boats built at Wappings Creek under the...
12 Humphreys, David Smith, William Stephens From David Humphreys to William Stephens Smith, 2 … 1783-01-02 Mr Merrit who has permission to go into New York with a Massachusetts sum of Money for theNaval...
13 Humphreys, David Knap, Moses From David Humphreys to Moses Knap, 25 February 1783 1783-02-25 I have taken the Commander in Chief’s Orders on the subject of your Letter, & have to inform you,...
14 Humphreys, David Hughes, Hugh From David Humphreys to Hugh Hughes, 10 July 1782 1782-07-10 The Commander in Chief sensible of the immense importance of preserving the Horses & Teams of the...
15 Humphreys, David Varick, Richard From David Humphreys to Richard Varick, 12 August 1782 1782-08-12 I return you the Letters to Genl Gates—His Excellency wishes you will send by the first...
16 Humphreys, David Heath, William From David Humphreys to William Heath, 17 April 1781 1781-04-17 His Excellency wishes the distribution of the State Cloathing of Massachusetts may not be made,...
17 Humphreys, David Heer, Bartholomew von From David Humphreys to Bartholomew von Heer, 25 … 1782-10-25 The Commander in Chief directs that You remain with your Troop, in the neighbourhood of your...
18 Humphreys, David Canfield, Samuel From David Humphreys to Samuel Canfield, 18 September … 1782-09-18 His Excellency the Commander in Chief, having recd intimations that the Enemy have in...
19 Humphreys, David Heath, William From David Humphreys to William Heath, 13 December 1780 1780-12-13 I have the honor to acquaint you, by command of His Excellency, that Captain Welles has received...
20 Humphreys, David Dayton, Elias From David Humphreys to Elias Dayton, 4 August 1782 1782-08-04 Before the departure of His Excellency the Commander in Chief for Philadelphia, he wrote a Letter...
21 Humphreys, David Pickering, Timothy From David Humphreys to Timothy Pickering, 3 January … 1781-01-03 I am commanded by His Excellency to inform you that there is a considerable quantity of Flour now...
22 Humphreys, David Pickering, Timothy From David Humphreys to Timothy Pickering, 6 November … 1780-11-06 In the absence of Colonel Hamilton, His Excellency opened your Letter of this day, and directs me...
23 Humphreys, David Heath, William From David Humphreys to William Heath, 14 June 1783 1783-06-14 His Excellency the Commander in Chief having recd your Letter of the 13th inclosing the...
24 Humphreys, David Pray, John From David Humphreys to John Pray, 20 November 1782 1782-11-20 Colonel Smith, who is to remain at Dobbs Ferry, for the sake of transacting the business of his...
25 Humphreys, David Sumner, Job From David Humphreys to Job Sumner, 15 January 1783 1783-01-15 The Commander in Chief desires me to inform you, that upon maturer consideration he does not...
26 Humphreys, David Brooks, David From David Humphreys to David Brooks, 26 January 1783 1783-01-26 The Commander in Chief is pleased to Order that compleat suits of Uniform Clothing, shall be...
27 Humphreys, David Hughes, Hugh From David Humphreys to Hugh Hughes, 4 August 1782 1782-08-04 I have to request that you will immediately and without Loss of Time, make a Report to the...
28 Humphreys, David David Humphrey’s Memorandum, 23 December 1780 1780-12-23 Memorandum of a Plan, for Surprizing, and bringing off Genl Knyphausen or the Commanding Officer...
29 Humphreys, David Knox, Henry From David Humphreys to Henry Knox, 25 June 1783 1783-06-25 The Commander in Chief desires you will have as much of the hard Bread, which was delivered by...
30 Humphreys, David Nicola, Lewis From David Humphreys to Lewis Nicola, 11 January 1783 1783-01-11 In the absence of Colo. Trumbull, I took the liberty of opening your Letter of the 9th & laying...
31 Humphreys, David Putnam, Rufus From David Humphreys to Rufus Putnam, 26 March 1783 1783-03-26 The General has no objection that Jacob Briggs should be indulged with a furlough, for such time...
32 Humphreys, David Knox, Henry From David Humphreys to Henry Knox, 21 June 1783 1783-06-21 It having been reported to Head Quarters that there is an error in the Arrangement of Officers in...
33 Humphreys, David Heath, William From David Humphreys to William Heath, 5 May 1782 1782-05-05 His Excellency the Commander in Chief requests you will be pleased to forward the Letter...
34 Humphreys, David Lutterloh, Henry Emanuel From David Humphreys to Henry Emanuel Lutterloh, 21 … 1782-12-21 The General wishes you to make to him a return of the Riding Ho r ses of the Army, which draw...
35 Humphreys, David Paterson, John From David Humphreys to John Paterson, 14 April 1783 1783-04-14 General Paterson and the other commanding officers of Lines have His Excellency’s the Commander...
36 Humphreys, David Loudon, Samuel From David Humphreys to Samuel Loudon, 30 December 1782 1782-12-30 His Excellency the Commander in Chief directs me to inform you, that the Dragoon Horses will not...
37 Humphreys, David Heath, William From David Humphreys to William Heath, 22 April 1781 1781-04-22 It is His Excellency’s pleasure that One of the two Prisoners, belonging to the Massachusetts...
38 Humphreys, David Dayton, Elias From David Humphreys to Elias Dayton, 23 June 1782 1782-06-23 I inclose you by the Commd of his Excellency a Warrant for the Execution of George Cook, the time...
39 Humphreys, David David Humphreys’ Thoughts on Garrisonning the Western … 1783-07-01 Thoughts respecting the Minuter Arrangements necessary for garresoning the Western Posts....
40 Humphreys, David Hiwell, John From David Humphreys to John Hiwell, 5 May 1782 1782-05-05 You will proceed immediately to Philadelphia, by the way of Elizabeth Town, where you will...
41 Humphreys, David Heath, William From David Humphreys to William Heath, 21 December 1780 1780-12-21 In the absence of His Excellency, who is gone to Fish Kill Landing in company with Genl...
42 Humphreys, David Jackson, Henry From David Humphreys to Henry Jackson, 27 March 1783 1783-03-27 The Commander in Chief thinks it will be well to detain Frye with your Regt until some thing...
43 Humphreys, David Stewart, Charles From David Humphreys to Charles Stewart, 11 July 1781 1781-07-11 It is his Excellencys request, that you will take Immediate, & Effectual, measures to have such a...
44 Humphreys, David Mitchell, John From David Humphreys to John Mitchell, 4 June 1781 1781-06-04 The Duke de Lauzun will set out for New Port, by day break to morrow Morning. His Excellency...
45 Humphreys, David Officer Commanding the Artillery at West Point … From David Humphreys to New York Officer Commanding the … 1781-01-22 A Detachment of 600 Men is to march immediatly from West Point—His Excellency requests that three...
46 Humphreys, David Wetmore, Hezekiah From David Humphreys to Hezekiah Wetmore, 8 March 1783 1783-03-08 The Commander in Chief is clearly of opinion, that under the peculiar circumstances of the R....
47 Humphreys, David Pickering, Timothy From David Humphreys to Timothy Pickering, 1 April 1783 1783-04-01 His Excellency thinks it will not be necessary under the present state of affairs to advertize...
48 Humphreys, David Pray, John From David Humphreys to John Pray, 9 April 1783 1783-04-09 The Commander in Chief is pleased to direct that you send up a Cockswain & 8 of your best Oarsmen...
49 Humphreys, David Pray, John From David Humphreys to John Pray, 4 September 1782 1782-09-04 The Commander in Chief commands me particularly at this time to repeat to you the directions...
50 Humphreys, David Pickering, Timothy From David Humphreys to Timothy Pickering, 10 February … 1783-02-10 I have it in charge from the Commander in Chief to acknowledge the receipt of your two letters of...