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Letter not found: from Maj. Gen. John Sullivan, 5 June 1777. GW wrote Sullivan on 7 June : “I have yours of the 5th.”
It gives me the most pungent pain to inform your Excellency of the sad Stroke America must feel in the loss of General Lee, who was this morning taken by the Enemy near Veal Town. He ordered me yesterday morning to march for this place early, which I did—and by some fatality he was induced to go to Barnell’s Town, nearer the Enemy by three Miles than we were. Some Tories doubtless gave...
I am honored this day by the receipt of your favor of the 16th Inst. Wherein you complain of my want of attention in giving you more frequently an acct of my situation and progress of my operations and in answer can assure your Excellency that want of interesting matter not of inclination has given rise to the suspicion—I can recieve no greater satisfaction than what arises from contributing...
There was one Richard Burrest Tryed by General Court Martial on the 22d Instant, & Convicted by his own Confession of Attempting to Desert to the Enemy. he was taken by one of our Scouting partys near the Enemies Lines & Sentenced by the Court to be Shot for Desertion. I Should have forwarded him with a Copy of his Sentence to Head Quarters but as Desertions are So frequent here I think an...
Extract of a letter from Genl Sullivan Dated at Wyoming June 27th 1779. “Our stores are not yet arrived. “I am distressed on account of our Beef & hard bread being almost ruined. I wrote your Excellency fully on this head yesterday Court-landts & Spencers Regts have wore out all their Cloaths in clearing the Roads many of them have not even a piece of a shirt & those Corps which I find on the...
I am Directed by a Number of the Genl officers of the Army to Enclose your Excellency a memorial from them to Congress which they beg you to peruse & forward as Soon as Convenient—The General officers further Direct me to Inform your Excellency That The Inclosed Memorial Shows forth as well The Sentiments of the General officers absent as those who have Signed. I have the Honor to be with The...
I was this morning Honoured with your Excellencys favor of the 12th Instant; The Directions in which I Shall Carefully Comply with & give Constant & the most Explicit Information of Every thing which may occur in this Department. I Inclose your Excellencey a piece of Intelligence Reced from General Heath this morning. There is a Rumor here that an Express is arrived at Boston Informing that...
Letter not found: from Maj. Gen. John Sullivan, 22 Oct. 1779 . GW wrote Sullivan on 25 Oct.: “I have been duly favored with your letter of the 22d.”
This Day affords nothing new—I have been Honoured with your Excellenceys favor of the 13th Instant—I am well Convinced that the Enemy will Evacuate Newyork both by your Excys Letters and Every other Circumstance; Some persons who have Lately been Releasd from that City Declare that the Enemy are Laying up no forage and are Selling the wood on hand at half price: than which nothing can be...
Letter not found: from John Sullivan, 3 Sept. 1775. On 4 Sept. GW wrote to Sullivan : “I receivd your Letter of yesterday.”