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I had Yesterday the Honour of your Letter of 25. September, and I beg leave to thank you, for...
It is his Excellency’s desire, that you have an immediate inspection made into the state of the...
It appears by your letter to his Excellency that the detachment of Marylanders under Col...
West Point, July 30, 1779. Regrets that Lieutenant Colonel John Laurens was wounded. Discusses...
West Point, September 28, 1779. Congratulates Lincoln on Stono Ferry attack. Regrets delay in...
Morristown [ New Jersey ] February 27, 1780 . Is pleased with Lincoln’s present situation. Hopes...
Morristown [ New Jersey ] March 30, 1780 . Introduces and recommends Brigadier General Du...
Morristown [ New Jersey ] April 15, 1780 . Approves of plans for expedition against St....
Morristown [ New Jersey ] April 18, 1780 . Asks Lincoln to employ Lieutenant Colonel Dubuysson...
Morristown [ New Jersey ] April 28, 1780 . Fears that loss of the “Bar” may mean loss of...
“I am taking measures to obtain clothing for the troops. We have on hand but a small part of our...
“You will see by some of my former letters, that, in consequence of your orders, I had taken...
“Lieutenant Colonel Carrington has closed a contract with Mr. Banks for the subsistence of the...
An idle surmise of Mr. Banks, and an improper curiosity of General Scott in the State of...
It having been suggested from an interpretation of my letter of October 1782, to Mr. James...
As the enemy appear from different Quarters to be in motion it is necessary that the army be in...
[ Philadelphia, April 9, 1783. In a letter dated May, 1783, Lincoln wrote to Hamilton : “I have...
Your letter of the 28th Instt noticeing Me the forwardness of the Troops under your Command was...
As I am credibly inform’d that the inhabitants along the Sound carry on a frequent communication...
By a Letter which I had this day the pleasure of receiving from the president of the Council of...
I am glad to hear by yours of the 4th Inst. that you had arrived at Peekskill, and I hope from...
An Inconvenience of considerable Magnitude arising from the Practice of carrying Household...
Inclosed you have Copy of a Letter which I have this Moment received from Mr Boudinot. You will...
I have wrote to General Herd to march the Militia assembled under his Command to this place —I am...
I have yours with the Return of your Division. I observe that the Return of the two independent...
I am well convincd that the amazing desertions which have of late prevail’d among our Troops,...
Letter not found: to Maj. Gen. Benjamin Lincoln, 21 May 1777. Lincoln wrote GW on 24 May : “I was...
From the uncommon prevalency of desertion at this time in the army, I am induced to think, there...
Major Campbell advises by Letter just now received that the Enemy are advancing toward Van...
I have just received information that the Fleet left the Hook yesterday, and as I think Delaware...
It gives me great pleasure to find by yours of the 20th that you are likely to save your leg, and...
By the inclosed Copies of Two Resolutions of Congress you will perceive that they have restored...
On the 20th Ulto I did myself the pleasure of writing you by Colonel Marshall who was going to...
A Gentleman of France having, obligingly, sent me three setts of Epaulets & Sword knotts, two of...
I wish you and General McDougal to whom I have written upon the subject, to send a Fatigue party...
You will perceive by the inclosed Copy of a Resolution which came to hand last night, that...
I am sorry I happened to miss you yesterday. I waited till two Oclock p.m. in expectation of your...
Congress having directed me to order an Engineer for the service of the Southern Department —Lt...
I have had the pleasure of receiving your favors of the 19th Decemr and 5th January. I thank you...
Some days since Major Rice delivered me your letter of the 5th of June last—I am sorry to hear...
I received your letter of the 8th of July with that pleasure which we always experience in...
Lieutenant Colo. Ternant who will have the honor of delivering you this returns to the Southward...
I had the pleasure of receiving yours of the 22d October by Colo. Laurens, to whose information,...
I have been successively favored with your letters of the 7th of Novr 23d of Decemr and 8th of...
This will be delivered to you by Brigadier General Du Portail, Chief Engineer; a Gentleman of...
I have successively received your several letters of the 23d and 28th of January 12th 14th and...
Since my last of the 15th Instant, I am favoured with Your two Letters of the 4th and 24th of...
I have duly received your favor of the 9th of last Month containing an account of the Enemy’s...
I transmit you the inclosed letter from Sir Henry Clinton in answer to your’s of the 5th Instant....
By a Letter I have received from Sir Henry Clinton of the 4th Inst., I find that the interview...