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Major Hoops made application to me this morning by the request of General MacPherson, to act as Brigade Major to the troops who are marching to suppress the insurrection in Northampton County &c— I immediately accepted of the appointment, without reflecting untill this moment, that I should first have obtained your consent. I informed Mr McHenry of the promise I had made Genl MacPherson and of...
Since I had the honor of conversing with you respecting Mr William Hosack, who I mentioned was solicitous to be appointed to our Corps, and to be attached to my Company; I have made, strict inquiries relating to his character, and find that he has received a liberal education, and that his conduct has been uniformly good. From the character which is given him, I take the liberty of...
I have collected from the most extensive Importers in this City patterns of white flannel and common Linen; to shew the utility of adopting the flannel in preference to the Linen. The former is more durable and it will afford greater comfort to the Soldier than the latter; it may also be the means of continuing him in good health, especially when removed from a Northern to a Southern Climate...
I embarked for this place on Wednesday last and arrived here yesterday. Captain Ingersoll has furnished me with a Musician. Major Fleming put up for me 100 Blank paper Cartridges for a four pounder; knowing that there were none of that Caliber at Albany, I took the liberty of requesting them. He will require your order for his delivery of them, which I will thank you to transmit me. The...
I had the honor of writing you on the 30th Ultimo; since which Col. Stevens has informed me that the Clothing for my Company had arrived at New York. I requested him to have it shipped for this place I some time since wrote the Secy of War on the subject of forwarding money for the Recruiting Service, to which no reply has come to hand. My plans for conducting the Recruiting Service in the...
I had the honor of writing you on the 18th instant and inclosed a Return of the recruits under my command. My recruiting parties in the country have since enlisted 9 Men, which makes the total under my command 35. I have been very fortunate in my selection of Men, for I believe, there is not a bad character amongst them. I am apprehensive, that I shall not have it in my power to complete the...
Pursuant to your order of the 8th instant, directing me to report on the affadavits you was pleased to enclose respecting Seymour Swan a soldier of my Company. I beg leave to state the following facts, which appear from his attestation and from my recollection. “That he was enlisted at New Lebanon by Lieut Hosack on the 9th Novemr last, that he was then aged 17 Years and 10 Months and 5 feet...
Yours dated “ Albany 10th February” came to hand this morning. I have conformed to yours orders, by dismissing Seymour Swan, and have in part anticipated them respecting the marching of my Men. I think in my conversation respecting the Men, you directed me to send the greater part of them down under the charge of my Non Commissioned Officers who I mentioned were trusty, but I begged your...