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I was on the 8th Favour’d with your Obliging and find your judgment tally wth Lord Loudouns & mine in reguard to Major Smiths wild schem. shall not trouble you with a long leter upon it but toucth upon a Theme much more interesting wch is the State of your health wch I am much concern’d to hear is in so bad a Condition as to put you upon resigning your Command wch I am very sure will not be so...
Letter not found: from John Stanwix, 24 Jan. 1758. On 4 March 1758 GW wrote to Stanwix : “Your favours of the . . . 24th Ulto . . . was this day delivered me.”
it is with great Pleasure I own the favour of your obliging letter by Capt. Stewart and am much rejoyced to hear of your being in a fair way of recovery wch is wish’d for by all your friends both for their own sakes as well as that of your Country whose services you are known to have so much at heart. I am told from my Friends in England that his Majesty intends me an Old Regiment but whether...
I am to own the Favour of your letter by Lieut. Campbell. wish he may meet with the Deserters he is in persuit off, this is a crime grown to so enormous a height on this Continent it will require some adequate remedie from the Commandr in Chief and fear it will require so severe a one as to make it necessary to put to death every deserter wee take, I have lost near fifty of the best men of the...
in answer to the favour of yours of the 30th July I am to say as to Indian affairs Mr Atkins should know better than I but treating them with severity & not being able to carry it thrô would not do with any other sort of People[.] I had a long letter from him upon this head am glad however at last all was made up, have had a letter from the six chiefs themselves who have assured me theyr well...
I hope Col. Washington has not been upon the Cerimony of not going for ten days on his private affairs without my leave, hope he will always take this upon himself, being well assured of your not being Absent from your Command where your presence is so very necessary, but when you can with safety to his Majestys Service, I have the pleasure to be very Sincerly Sir your most Obedt humble Servt...
a Cherokee Indian is just arrived here & has put the ten indians waiting at this place for Prestents from this Collony into very ill humour, by telling them that their Brothers have been put into Prison at Winchester, so that is with the Greatest difficulty I could prevale with them to stay ’till this afternoon to take with them to our Fort Loudoun £400 worth, of presents to be there...
Thô it is very probable Captain Dagworthy has sent you a Copy of a Deposi[tio]n from John Street a Drumr yet least this should not be so have enclosed that which he sent me what Stress there is to be laid on it I can not say, but by your Corpl ⟨ illegible ⟩ you the trouble of & if there should be any truth in it will put us upon our Guard, Thô I rather think if the Enemy are so strong as...
had I had any Opportunity of returning an Answer to the Favour of yours of the 24th of June should have acknowledged it much sooner but would not mis the Opportunity of this Express to Mr Atkins wch I send in this manner as Govern. Denny tell’s me the letter is to him of moment from Sir Wm Johnston and that if he has left your Country you will know how to Forward it to him. I have had severl...
had I Not had a letter last night from Capt. Dagworthy Fort Cumberlands being safe and the Intelligence of Artillery, Waggons &c. &c. &c. being a Mistake, should have march’d this morning every thing being ready, but was stopd some days for want of Carriages, and it will be always the Case here in this deserted Country as I shall ever be obliged to Carry my Provisions tent Ammn &c. so that at...