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Morristown [ New Jersey ] March 3, 1777. Asks Clinton to decide location of cannon on the Hudson. Places choice of men and officers for Clinton’s forces in Clinton’s hands. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress; LS in writing of H, George Washington Photostats, Library of Congress. Clinton, a brigadier general in the Continental Army, was at New Windsor, New York,...
Morristown [ New Jersey ] April 20, 1777. Discusses whether enemy plans to attack Philadelphia or move up North River. Reminds Clinton to call out militia. Approves of placing a chain across the North River. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Middlebrook [ New Jersey ] July 1, 1777. Reports news of attack on Ticonderoga. Warns of probable attack on Peekskill. Orders Clinton to call out militia to defend the area around Peekskill. LS , in writing of H, George Washington Photostats, Library of Congress.
Camp at Cross Roads [ Pennsylvania ] August 16, 1777. Discusses importance of the two actions near Fort Schuyler. Asks for more information. Commends New York’s efforts. States that a body of New Hampshire Militia under Brigadier General John Stark has joined Major General Benjamin Lincoln at Bennington, Vermont. Differs with the plan of Major General Philip Schuyler and Lincoln to unite all...
Valley Forge, February 16, 1778 . Describes sufferings at Camp because of lack of food and clothing. Asks Clinton to do all that is possible to forward supplies. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Valley Forge, April 24, 1778 . States that a box of “hard” money taken from British at Princeton in winter of 1777 is suspected to be in the hands of a Captain—Lieutenant Joseph Crane of Orange County. Asks Clinton to investigate matter. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. An enclosure in this letter was Richard Kip, Jr., to H, April 15, 1778 .
[ White Plains, New York ] August 28, 1778 . Asks Clinton to call out militia and states that French fleet has departed for Boston. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Fredericksburg [ New York ] October 17, 1778 . Discusses details of expedition against Anaquaga, New York. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Fredericksburg [ New York ] October 18, 1778 . Again sends information of expedition to Anaquaga. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Middlebrook [ New Jersey ] May 3, 1779 . Discusses plans for Indian expedition. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
[ Middlebrook, New Jersey, May 16, 1779. ] Refers to Clinton case of Thomas Done who had lost his sight in the service. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Middlebrook [ New Jersey ] May 24, 1779 . Approves of Clinton’s Indian expedition. Asks Clinton to consult with Major General John Sullivan. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
[ Smiths Clove, New York ] June 10, 1779 . States that militia have already been dismissed. LS , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Smiths Clove [ New York ] June 13, 1779 . Regrets inability to send men or supplies to Clinton. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
[ New Windsor, New York ] June 27, 1779 . Has sent men from infantry and cavalry to replace the militia. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
New Windsor [ New York ] June 28, 1779 . Advises Clinton to instruct Lieutenant Colonel Albert Pawling to “proceed on the western service after effecting the primary object.” Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
West Point, August 31, 1779. Forwards letters. States that “Pauling did not join at Anaquaga, nor had he been heared of.” Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Lieutenant Colonel Albert Pawling.
[ West Point ] September 27, 1779 . States that if the French fleet is in reality off the coast, it will be necessary for states to supply men and provisions. LS , in writing of H, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
[ West Point ] October 1, 1779 . Discusses amount of assistance needed from New York “in case of a cooperation with our allies.” Sends news of Comte d’Estaing’s arrival off coast of Georgia. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
West Point, October 4, 1779. States that, as D’Estaing is soon expected, complete cooperation of states is needed. Discusses number of men and amount of supplies that will be needed from New York. Df , in writings of Robert Hanson Harrison and H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Morristown [ New Jersey ] December 13, 1779 . Asks Clinton to investigate case of Major William Hudson Ballard. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Morristown [ New Jersey ] May 18, 1780 . Reports sailing of French fleet and army. States that men and supplies will be needed. Requests that legislature remain assembled until Congress takes necessary measures. Directs Clinton to send men to relieve regiment at Fort Schuyler. Df , in writings of George Washington and H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Morristown [ New Jersey ] May 28, 1780 . Informs Clinton of march of the New York Brigade and the brigade’s need for supplies. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Springfield [ New Jersey ] June 15, 1780 . States that West Point will probably be attacked. Asks that New York Brigade reinforce West Point, and that Clinton give all possible assistance to Major General Robert Howe. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Ramapo [ New Jersey ] June 27, 1780 . Approves measures taken by legislature. Explains that unless the Continental battalions are completely filled there can be no success in the proposed cooperation. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Ramapo [ New Jersey ] June 27, 1780 . States that Major General Robert Howe has been ordered to dismiss the militia. Emphasizes necessity of completing Continental battalions. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
General Howe’s Quarters, Robinson’s [ New York ] July 30, 1780 . Asks Clinton to attend an interview. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Liberty Pole [ New Jersey ] August 28, 1780 . States that Colonel William Malcom is en route and will be under Clinton’s command. Asks Clinton to relieve troops at Fort Schuyler as soon as possible. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Robinsons [ New York ] September 26, 1780 . Sends details of the Arnold-André plot. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Orangetown [ New York ] October 1, 1780 . Reiterates Army’s urgent need for flour. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.