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I have recd your favr of the 28th ulto—From the circumstances which you mention, the command on the lines may be continued at one hundred Men, with strict orders to the Officers to fall back upon the posts, on the first serious move up the River. I shall set out for Newport tomorrow morning. My notice is so short, that I am obliged to deprive myself of the pleasure of seeing you before I go,...
By the Order of this day you will see the Army is to go into Tents as soon as conveniently may be—The ground of Encampment for the different Corps ought to be as contiguous to their present Cantonments as the Nature of the ground will admit. I am Dear Sir Your Most Obedt Servant MHi : Heath Papers.
New Windsor [ New York ] June 25, 1779 . Acknowledges receipt of information concerning enemy. Instructs Heath to keep troops in readiness to act. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Since I had the pleasure of informing you Yesterday of our Success at Trenton, I have received Advice that Count Donnop with the remainder of the Enemy’s Army, immediately upon the News, decamped, and was on his Retreat towards South Amboy. On hearing this Genl Ewing and Colo. Cadwallader passed the River with the Troops under their command, and Genl Mifflin will follow this day with a...
Upon a full view of what (from the Returns) must be the state of our Army when the Levies leave it the first of January—and of the little prospect there is of getting the places of many, if any of them supplied by that time—and when the importance of West point and the Southern communication with it is taken into consideration I can think of no better disposition of the Army for Winter...
Your favor of the 20th Inst. with the several inclosures has been duly receivd. I cannot but hope your decision respecting the soldiers under sentence for desertion will be attended with beneficial consequences. It is a fortunate circumstance that the Troops will be recoverd from the small Pox at so early a period as will afford time for establishing discipline and making preparations for the...
It is my intention that General Nixon shall form a junction with General Howe at Pines’ bridge Croton River. This you will communicate to him, and send to Genl Howe to know, when he espects to be there; and let General Nixon begin his march so as to arrive there nearly at the same time with him. You will give General Nixon your instructions accordingly, and advise him to be cautious in his...
You will receive with this a Copy of my Letter to you of the 19th Inst. Two reasons have led me to send it, the one lest the Original may have miscarried, the other to explain it fully if you have already recd it—I do not mean to tie up your hands from effecting, or even attempting any thing that may prove honourable to yourself, or usefull to the Cause. Altho’ the original design of your...
Your two favors of yesterday, with their inclosures, were duly delivered to me. I do not think any considerable alteration, need be made, respecting the out Posts, I approve your holding the Troops you mention, in readiness to support them; but it would not be eligable, to advance any more Artillery at present—The Detachments on the Lines, ought to be extremely vigilant. I have written to Mr...
West Point, July 16, 1779. Orders Heath to Peekskill to take command. LS , in writing of H, Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston.