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The Commander in Chief directs me to enclose to you the Papers respecting Sergt Gilbert that any investigation may be made into the circumstances of the case which you shall think proper—At the same time I am directed by him to remark, that he considers it an extraordinary thing when an Officers Certificate & Muster Rolls disagree essentially; that where the Enlistments can be found, they must...
The General received your favor of the 23d yesterday, with the News Papers enclosed—His Excellency wishes you to be as particular & accurate as possible, in your information respecting the Cantonments, movements, embarkation & sailing of any of the Enemy’s Troops, also concerning the Fleet and every thing else, that is of consequence to be known. I am Dr Sir Your Most Obedt Servt DLC : Papers...
The Commander in Chief is pleased to authorize any three of the Board, appointed to decide the despute respecting numbering the Regts of Connecticut, who shall meet at Horton’s tomorrow, to proceed to the decision of that dispute, & to report accordingly—I have the honor to be Sir Your Most Obedt Servt DLC : Papers of George Washington.
The General wishes you to make to him a return of the Riding Ho r ses of the Army, which draw forage; also an Estimate of the Forage which will be required to feed them, in order to transmit to Philadelphia. I am Sir Your Most Hble Servt DNA : RG 93—Manuscript File.
It is the Order of His Excellen c y the Commander in Chief, that the Commanding Officer at Kings Ferry forward immediately to Head Quarters by a trusty non Commissioned Officer or Soldier, all Dispatches he may receive which shall be directed to be forwarded & franked by Lt Colonel Smith Commanding at Dobbs Ferry—This to be considered as a standing Instruction. Given at Head Quarters Newburgh...
The Commander in Chief who has just gone to Poughkeepsie, has left it in charge with me to acknowledge the receipt of your Letter of the 25th and to inform you that he has no objections to your coming to the Army for the purposes you Mention; at which time your friends will be very happy to see you at Head Quarters—Mrs Washington (who desires me to present her Complts to you) has often...
There is a french Officer returning Express from Boston to Philadelphia, who wants Horses to carry him to Chester, (where his own remain) if they can be furnished by the public, it is much the General’s wish they may be—if you have it not in your power, His Excellency desires you will hire tem for the Gentleman, who (if necessary) will pay the Money on his arrival at Chester. I am Sir Your...
His Excellency the Commander in Chief directs me to inform you, that the Dragoon Horses will not be able to proceed any longer with the Mail, on account of the total want of forage—And therefore it will be necessary for you to procure a Rider to carry the next Mail without an escort & to continue the conveyance in the same mode, or it cannot be forwarded—The General has some days ago desired...
Mr Merrit, who has permission to go into New York with a Sum of Money for the Naval Prisoners of Massachusetts, waits upon you in his route for your advice and assistance—If it shall be thought a small escort is necessary for the protection of the Money he is possessed of, the Commander in Chief wishes you would order one to attend him to Dobbs’s ferry—I am Dr Sir with perfect respect Your...
Mr Merrit who has permission to go into New York with a Massachusetts sum of Money for theNaval Prisoners, with upon you in his route for your advice & assistance. If it shall be thought as small effort is necessary for the protection of the money he is possessed of, The Commander in Chief wishes you would provide one to attend him to Dobbs Ferry.I am Dear Sir with perfect respect Your Most...
In the absence of Colo. Trumbull, I took the liberty of opening your Letter of the 9th & laying the subject of it before the Commander in Chief—in ansr to which His Excellency directs me to inform you, that upon proper Certificates & left monies from Persons on the spot that the Provisions in question were lost by inevitable accident & without any carelessness or fault of those concerned in...
The Commander in Chief desires me to inform you, that upon maturer consideration he does not think himself authorized to give an order for the payment of your forage Account; because it would be contravening the regulation of Congress, as fixed in the late system for conducting the Qr Mastrs Department, which enumerates the Officers who shall alone be entitled to move forage, from the public,...
The Commander in Chief expects wherever there are two Field Officers with the Regt on the Lines, that one of them will take the command of the Posts at Kings Ferry & at other times, that the senior Officer present will have the general superintendance of them. As to the salted provisions which is in danger of being spoiled; His Excellency thinks, if it is the property of the present...
The General received yours of the 14th yesterday. We have no news but the promotion of Cols. Greaton, Dayton, & Putnam to be Brigadr Generals—and the death of that brave & verable Officer My Lord Stirling; who left the World the 14th inst. I am My dear Smith Yours sincerely MH : Dearborn Papers.
It is the Commander in Chiefs pleasure that you issue five hundred Woolen Caps, five hundred Socks & five hundred pr of Mitts to Capt. Ten Eyck Pay Mastr of Col. Willets Regt for the use of that, & Col. Olney Regt—also such other articles as you may have in store.which are wanted by the Regt: the same to be delivered on account, & proper vouchers Recd for the whole, when the Cloathing is...
I have recd yours of the 20th & laid the subject of it before the General, who is clearly of opinion, as Congress have left no latitude for partial exchanges in their Act of the 16 of Octr that it is not in his power to give any discretionary Orders & it would I am persuaded be disagreeable to urge the matter—previous however to that Act, it is recollected application had been made by Genl...
The several Papers you honored me with this Morng, have been duly laid before the Commander in Chief, and I have it in command from him to inform you, that as the Arrangement ofor Issues to the Canadian Refugees has originated from & been immediately established by the Secry at War, any Alterations or innovations, in it, he thinks aught necessarily to come from the same quarter; and Gen....
The Commander in Chief is pleased to Order that compleat suits of Uniform Clothing, shall be immediately issued to the two Regts of New Hampshire agreeably to the Returns which will be made by them—It is also His Excellency’s desire that you will assort the Clothing to be issued into different sizes, in such manner as will be most benificial to the Public, & convenient for fitting the several...
The Commander in Chief will have occasion immediately for duplicate abstracts of the Musters of the whole Army , made out from the last Rolls in your possession, exhibiting accurately the total numbers from thereon, & the different times of service for which all the Men are engaged, in such a manner as that the whole may be seen at a single glance. I am Sir Your Most Humble Servt DLC : Papers...
By the enclosed Letter from Mr Hobby, it appears that he wishes to suggest some new Matters which he supposes would operate in procuring a Discharge for the Negro Man claimed by him—Whereupon, His Excellency the Commander in Chief is pleased to direct, that you will cause the Proceedings to be revised by the same Court, in order that they may be enabled to take into consideration, any...
As the Court of Enquiry upon a reversal of their Proceedings are still of opinion that the Negro man claimed by you is legally holden to serve the term he is inlisted for, & that your only remedy is against the State—The Commmander in Chief does not think himself authorized to discharge the Sd Negro, unless another Man is obtained by the State, or otherwise to serve in his room. I am Sir With...
I have it in charge from the Commander in Chief to acknowledge the receipt of your two letters of this date addressed to him. In the country where the quarters are in general so indifferent, the climate so cold & fuel (within a short distance) so plenty, The Gen’l thinks it would scarcely be necessary or proper to give a limitation to the allowance of wood for the gen’l officers, especially as...
A Board of General Officers were appointed in the Orders of the 9th to assemble on thursday next at such place as should be appointed by Major Genl Gates, to take into consideration certain Points contained in a Memorial of Brigr Genl Hazen relative to the Proceedings of Courts Martial &c. —It is now the Commander in Chiefs request that you will attend the Sd Board to aid and assist in...
I have taken the Commander in Chief’s Orders on the subject of your Letter, & have to inform you, that where men indulged with furloughs have not returned, but are struck of the Rolls as deserters, others who would have received leave of absence upon their return, may be furloughed Notwithstanding—this is upon a presumption the Commandg Officers of Regts in which such Desertions have happened...
I have recd your favor of the 24th & laid the subject of it, with the several Papers relating thereto before the Commandr in Chief, who thinks the manner in which Sergt Fisher has been so long absent as well as his application for a discharge two or three years after his time of service is said to have expired, are very extraordinary. Before the Genl will undertake to do any thing in the...
The Commander in Chief is clearly of opinion, that under the peculiar circumstances of the R. Island Regt the full amount of subsistence for all the Officers of it ought to be paid for the Month of March. I am Sr. &c. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
The Commander in Chief desires you will send in to N. York the Naval Prisoners forwarded to you by the Adjt Genl & have proper Rects taken for them; unless there should be a Commissy of Marine Prisoners at Dobbs’ Ferry who will in that case negociate the business. Pray inform us whether there is such a Commissy residt there or not—I am Dr Sir Your Most Obedt Servt DLC : Papers of George...
The Commander in Chief has no objection that Chris. Beebe of your Regt should receive a furlough for such time as you shall think necessary. I am Dr Sir Your Most Obedt Servt NN .
The General is decidedly of opinion one Guide will be sufficient to be retained in service on the Lines. I have the honor to be Sir Your Most Obedt Servt DNA : RG 93—Manuscript File.
The General has no objection that Jacob Briggs should be indulged with a furlough, for such time as may be judged necessary. I am Dear Sir Your Most Obedt Servt NN : Emmet Collection.