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    • Trumbull, Jonathan, Jr.
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    • Heath, William


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His Excellency directs me to reply to the several Queries contained in your Letter of this Day—and to inform you that the mode you propose for Officering the four Regiments, is perfectly agreeable to him—or any other method that you shall find necessary to accomodate to the Views of the Officers concerned, so as to make the matter as agreable as possible to them. This he leaves entirely to...
His Excellency desires me to inform you, that he has lost the Hour you mentioned last Evening for the assembling the Officers—But that he is preparing a Reply to their Address, which will be delivered at the Public Building this Day at Levee Hour—at which Time the Officers, if they please, will be present. The General is sorry that a very bad Cold, with which he is much indisposed—and the...
The General being engaged, directs me to reply to your favor of Yesterday; & to inform you that he approves of your Idea of formg four Regiments of Massachusetts from the Men remaing after the Discharge of those for the War—and requests that you will proceed, agreeable to the General Orders, to form four Corps of Officers by Agreement—If that Mode should fail, then Measures will be directed...
His Excellency the Commander in Chief directs me to inform, that your Letter of Yesterday, inclosing (as you mentioned) a copy of the late System of Issues, with other papers, is not yet arrived. If it has missed the expected Conveyance, the General will be obliged by your Care to forward it as soon as possible—I am Sir Your most Obedt MHi : Heath Papers.
The System lately agreed upon between the Officers & Contractors, for future Issues to the Army, which was transmitted by you to Head Quarters, being by some Means mislaid—The General, having Occasion to refer to it, will be much obliged, if you can furnish him with a Copy.His Excellency will also be glad if you will please to direct, that a Copy of your Orders issued in Consequence of that...
Your two favors of Yesterday have been received. The General just going to Wapping Creek, directs me to reply, that it is his Desire that, upon the Arrival of Colo. Badlam, you should immediately order him in Arrest, producing such Charges against him as you find can be properly supported—for which purpose it may be well perhaps to examine the Recruits themselves. The Baron Steuben will be...
His Excellency requests that you will cause the inclosed to be forwarded to Capt. Pray at Dobbs Ferry—from whence it is to go into N. York with as much Dispach as possible. Most respectfully I am Sir Your most Obed. Ser vant P.S. you will be pleased to give the Flag for the purpose. MHi : Heath Papers.
His Excellency the Commander in Chief directs me to inclose you the within Warrant—& Desires you will be pleased to have the Execution carried into effect in such manner as you think proper. I am most Respectfully Sir Your most obedt MHi .
Your Favors of this Day are received—His Excellency being this moment going out, Directs me to reply—That the Request of Cap. Summer is complied with for a Short Leave of Absence—It is The Generals Opinion, which he would have you signify, that Colo. Nickola is in the Right respectg his Explanation of the Article for drawg provisions. The laying down of the Chain, may be deferred a few Days...