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In addition to the questions which I have already proposed for the consideration of the General Officers —I have farther asked whether judging from the present state and appearance of affairs, it would be advisable to detach any part of our force to Boston—& shd it be decided in the affirmative—what force would it be proper to detach—Your Lordship will be so good as to add your opinion on...
Middlebrook , [ New Jersey ] February 16, 1779 . Agrees that John Adam, deputy commissary of prisoners, should live at Elizabethtown. Refuses Maxwell’s request to be present at Pluckamin on February 18. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Morristown [ New Jersey ] December 13, 1779 . Instructs Maxwell to march to Camp when Brigadier General Samuel Holden Parsons reaches the Sound. Informs Maxwell that part of the clothing for his men is at Headquarters. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Wilmington [ Delaware ] September 3, 1777. Discusses possibility of British attack on Maxwell by enemy party sent to Bohemia, Delaware. Orders Maxwell to send information about enemy in that area. In postscript, orders Maxwell to retreat to Christiana Bridge. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
A few hours after the receipt of your letter of the 20th I found an opportunity of transmitting a Copy of it to Congress—This being the case I can have no objection to your going to Philada as you request—I am &c. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Wilmington [ Delaware ] September 5, 1777. Encloses two letters for Lord Richard Howe and General William Howe. Orders Maxwell to apologize to Howe if there is any truth in report that an enemy flag was fired upon. Requests information concerning situation of enemy. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
From some information I have received this morning_ I think it necessary that Your Brigade should advance, which I directed to halt by a line last night. You will therefore march on with it ’till you join the Army, unless you should receive order’s to the contrary. I am, Dr Sir, Yr Most Obedt St DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Middlebrook [ New Jersey ] May 7, 1779 . Asks Maxwell to convey Washington’s views on the remonstrance of the New Jersey officers to the men involved. Df , in writings of George Washington and H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
You are to accompany Colo. Jimat to the County of Monmouth and to such parts of the Coast as he may find occasion to visit. You are, I imagine, well apprized of the disaffection of many of the inhabitants in that Quarter and of the necessity which there will be of guarding against any attempts of theirs to take you off. It may perhaps add to your security, if you can prevail upon some of the...
Middlebrook [ New Jersey ] May 10, 1779 . Regrets that New Jersey officers persist in their complaint about soldiers’ pay. States that “All that the common soldiery of any country can expect is food and cloathing.” Df , in writings of Richard Kidder Meade and H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.