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Colonel Peck the Martial at Providence hath applyed to me for a guard to take charge of some French Prisoners there. I have also received an application from Major Jackson of the 2d Regiment of Arts. & Engineers at Fort Wolcott to relieve a detachment of his men doing that duty, intimating, as he had other duty for them, a doubt of the propriety of their doing such duty. As by a late general...
I have communicated to Lieut Flagg this day your information that the President had accepted his resignation. There are a number of Soldiers in my regiment subject to fits, and are thereby rendered unfit for service. My Surgeon is of opinion they are incurable. Many of them are so sollicitous to obtain a discharge, they would gladly procure a man in their room. Would it not be adviseable to...
I feel very forcibly the justice of your reprimand for the neglect, which has taken place in the Pay and Quarter Masters’ departments at this Post. Neither the Colonel, Pay, or Quarter Master, of the 15th. Regiment, is yet on the ground; And but few of the Stores in those departments, belonging to that Regt. have been brought to this post. No Field Officer of the 16th. Regiment is yet here....
By the regulations for the recruiting service the Soldiers were not allowed to possess any articles of clothing except those furnished by Government. Those not being all of the best quality, when received; can not reasonably be supposed to be at this time in the most perfect order. The appearance of my Regiment in this respect, altho not greatly inferior to others, makes but a shabby figure....
I am honored with your favours of the 13th. 17th. and 18th. instant. Our death warrant accompanyed them. To complain is useless. Astonishment at my credulity takes place of every other reflection. And yet I thought it founded on the best authority that could be obtained. Oxford exhibits a scene not dissimilar to our primitive New England fast days. I feel for many of my officers, they left...