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I am directed by the Commander in Chief to inclose you his Farewell Orders, which he desires you to publish on the 2d day of next month; As the General will take measures for publishing them in the Philadelphia Papers, perhaps it will be better, that they come to the Public thro’ that Channel only, as thereby all incorrect Copies will be prevented from appearing. I am Sir with greatest esteem...
I have received your two Letters & one to Colo. Humphrys, who is very sick at present with a fever; the business you requested of him, I have negociated with the General, who directs me to inform you, that he thinks Capt. Bushnell entitled to forrage for a horse since the period of Capt. Gillelands resignation—not however on the principle of his belonging to the Corps of Engineers, who are...
Your Letter of the 4th was received yesterday, but all the Generals Papers being packed for Transportation and at a distance from this place, it is totally out of my power to comply with your request—but I am directed by His Excellency to inform you, that so far as he can recollect of the Letter you have reference to, the Marquis spoke of you in the highest terms and recommended you as an...
In answer to your Letter of this date, I am directed by the Commander in Chief to inform you, that it is his pleasure, that two Brigadiers from the Masstts Line should continue with the Troops for the present, they will determine, under your direction, which of the three retires. As the present position of the Troops is only temporary, it is probable, that when the whole Army of this...
The Commander in Chief, requests you to supply Capt. Pray’s Post at Nyack, with Salt Provisions, if it can be made convenient; as that post is under great disadvantges in drawing fresh Provisions. I am Sir Your Most Obedt Servt MH : Charles Stewart Papers.
I am directed by the Commander in Chief to inform you, that the York & Jersey Brigades are ordered to march to Kings ferry, This communication is made with a view of giving you an oppertunity of regulating your measures according to the circumstances, in case any thing new should be necessary in your department in consequence of the movement. The General proposes going to Verplanks Point to...
Agreeable to your request, I have it now in my power to inform you, that all your future supplies may come by the way of Kings Ferry, as the Army, in the course of this Week will take a position in that neighbourhood. I am sir Your Most Obedt Servant MH : Charles Stewart Papers.
It is of great importance at this Crisis, to have the best possible information of the state of the Enemy’s affairs at N. York. His Excellency the Commander in Chief has commanded us therefore, to inform you, it is his wish that you will use your utmost endeavours to obtain such information, and that you will devote all the time & attention you can spare from your other Duties, to this very...
Your several Letters of yesterday have been duly received. The Commander in Chief has further to request your forwarding the inclosed to their direction. I have the honor to be Your Most Obedt Servant MHi .
I am directed by the Commander in Chief, to inform you that William Blake Esqr., who came up to your Post in the last Flag, and was by you properly ordered back again; has now his permission to come out with his personal Baggage & Servants. this information you must make known to him by a Flag. I am Dr Harry Your Friend & Servant PHi : Gratz Collection.