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His Excellency commands me to acknowledge yours of yesterdays date, of which the proper notice will be taken. I have the honor to be Sir Yr most obt Servt MHi : Heath Papers.
His Excellency recd yours of the 17th New York papers inclosed. If you can obtain a giving an account of the actual evacuation of town be pleased to send it immediately up, as it is of consequence to His Excellency to have that matter ascertained. Be pleased to send the inclosed to Major Smith. I am Sir Yr most obt Servt DLC : Papers of George Washington.
I send you the dispatches for Millet—There are among them two letters—one for Morris Town and one for Baskenridge which he is to deliver—they are of consequence and therefore be pleased to give him a charge respecting them. His Excellency only wishes to have four more Boats upon Carriages, If you can have them mounted from those upon the North River—the remainder may be all sent up above the...
It is His Excellency’s wish that you should if possible accommodate Lieut. Scudder who is lately returned from Canada with a Horse to go to his home near Elizabeth Town. I am Yr most obt Servt DNA : RG 93—Manuscript File.
If Colo. Pickering returns this Evening be pleased to let him know that the General wishes him to accompany him to West Point tomorrow Morning on business of consequence. he must be here by 8 oClock. Yrs DNA : RG 93—Manuscript File.
I am directed by the Commander in Cheif to inform you, that he cannot comply with the request contained in yours of the 24th ulto, without being made further acquainted with your circumstances and situation. If you chuse to renew your application, you will address yourself either to the Minister of France, or to Mr de Marbois, Consul General of France, at Philada. Should they think it...
Duke Lauzun has just arrived here with dispatches which are to be forwarded to Philada but they are too important to be trusted to a common hand. His Excellency wishes you to send one of your department with them. They will be ready by day break if the person calls so soon. I am Dear Sir Yr most obt Servt DNA : RG 93—Manuscript File.
It is His Excellency’s Command that you join your Regt with the party under your command. You will be pleased to direct Capt. Schaick to repair to Dobbs’s Ferry, where he will meet Lt Colo. Smith Commy of prisoners. He will take his parole and permit him to go into New York. I am &c. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Colo. pickering will be pleased to make the appointment and send it to His Excellency who will forward it to Count de Rochambeau. DNA : RG 93—Manuscript File.
His Excellency has no objection to your meeting Wilson, you may do with him as you please, I mean as to permitting him to return. You know what a strange Creature he is. If you manage him right, you may perhaps get something important out of him, as from his connexions in the Army he must know something important. He has two Brothers in the British Service. I am Yr most obt PHi : Anthony Wayne...