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His Excellency the Commander in Chief requests you will be pleased to forward the Letter transmitted herewith, in the most expeditious manner, by a Flag. I have the honor to be Sir Your Most Hble Servant MHi .
It is His Excellency’s pleasure that One of the two Prisoners, belonging to the Massachusetts Line, now under sentence of Death for desertion, should be pardoned. He therefore requests that you will be pleased to Order that One of the two Culprits, whose crime shall appear to you the least aggravated, to be finally pardoned, and released from his confinement. I have the honor to be With the...
In the absence of His Excellency, who is gone to Fish Kill Landing in company with Genl Chattelux, I have recd your Letter to him of Yesterday. I know it to be perfectly agreeable to the General that Capt. Welles should be furnished with the Boats proposed, as he had previously directed me to write to the Quarter Mastr Genl to that purpose. I have the honor to be Your Most Obedt Servt MHi :...
His Excellency has received your Letter of this date by Major Tallmadge, and has given it in charge to me to inform you, he has no objection that the Detachment under Major Maxwell should continue at Stamford untill the 25th Inst. by which time he hopes the State Troops will have arrived—and beyond which, the Troops cannot be dispensed with from their Corps—The General desires you will...
His Excellency has just heard of the revolt of the Jersey Troops, and directs me to inform you that he is determined at all hazards to put a stop to such proceedings, which must otherwise prove the inevitable disolution of the Army. He requests therefore you will be pleased to order a Detachment to be made out from the Garrison & other Troops under your command, of five or six hundred of the...
His Excellency will be at West Point before 10 OClock to morrow Morng (Nothing extraordinary happening to prevent it) and wishes if practical that Horses might be provided for him to visit the outer Works. I have the honor to be Dear Sir Your Most Obed. Humble Servt P.S. The General will not go if the Weather proves rainy. MHi : Heath Papers.
I am commanded by His Excellency to acknowledge the receipt of your favor of Yesterday; and to inform you, that he consents that the Six Teamsters required, should continue with Major Campbell untill the first of May, at which time they must positively join their Corps. I have the honor to be with the perfect respect Your Most Obedt Servt MHi : Heath Papers.
I am directed by His Excellency the Commander in Cheif to inform you that the Troops of the Massachusetts Line may receive four Months Pay. I have the honor to be Your most Obedt Servant DLC : Papers of George Washington.
The Commander in Chief desires you will order a Court Martial on Doctr McKnight, in consequence of the enclosed Charges, whenever it is convenient—and that you will decide on the sentences of the Court Martial of which Col. Swift is President. I have the honor to be Your Most Obedt Servt MHi : Heath Papers.
His Excellency the Commander in Chief wishes you would be pleased to attend with the other General Officers at Head Quarters at 10 OClock tomorrow Morng. I have the honor to be Sir Your Most Obedt Servt MHi : Heath Papers.