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Morristown [ New Jersey ] March 15, 1777. Exhorts Sullivan not to imagine slights. Discusses separate commands. States that the only separate command is that of the Northern Department. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Morristown [ New Jersey ] May 29, 1777. Orders Sullivan to send intelligence concerning the enemy as rapidly as possible. Repeats orders for rerouting men and wagons. States that John Parke Custis is not to come by the usual road. LS , in writing of H, postscript in the writing of George Washington, George Washington Photostats, Library of Congress. Custis was Martha Washington’s son by her...
Wilmington [ Delaware ] August 27, 1777. Discusses failure of Staten Island expedition. Advises Sullivan to spare health of men on march to Headquarters. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
[ Whitpain Township, Pennsylvania ] October 24, 1777 . Answers questions concerning Sullivan’s conduct at Brandywine. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Valley Forge, February 26, 1778 . Instructs Sullivan on methods, sources, and routes to be used in procuring clothing. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
White Plains [ New York ] August 8, 1778 . Asks Sullivan to deliver enclosed letter to D’Estaing. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
White Plains [ New York ] August 10, 1778 . Regrets “the tardiness of the militia.” Informs Sullivan of foraging movements of enemy on Long Island. LS , in writing of H, George Washington Photostats, Library of Congress.
White Plains [ New York ] August 19, 1778 . Acknowledges receipt of Sullivan’s news concerning Rhode Island. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
[ White Plains, New York ] August 19, 1778 . Introduces the Chevalier de la Neuville who wishes to serve with Sullivan in proposed expedition. Has been serving as inspector general with northern army. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Louis Pierre Penot Lombard, Chevalier de la Neuville .
White Plains [ New York ] August 19, 1778 . Introduces Colonel Lewis de la Radière of the Corps of Engineers. LS , in writing of H, George Washington Photostats, Library of Congress.
White Plains [ New York ] August 22, 1778 . Sends information concerning position of enemy fleet in the Sound. LS , in the writing of H, New-York Historical Society, New York City. The letter is endorsed as follows in writing of H: The expresses are positively ordered to ride day & night without fail. Head Quarters Alex Hamilton Augt. 22d. 78 Aide De Camp
[ White Plains, New York ] August 29, 1778 . Sends information concerning maneuvers of British fleet in the Sound. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. This was probably the news sent in Elisha Boudinot to H, August 29, 1778 .
Fishkill [ New York ] October 5, 1778 . Discusses procuring clothing for Sullivan’s men. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Fredericksburg [ New York ] October 24, 1778 . Asks Sullivan to send news of arrival of British fleet to Major General Horatio Gates and to Headquarters. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress
Fredericksburg [ New York ] October 29, 1778 . Reports that British troops that embarked did not sail. Encloses copy of a congressional resolve. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Middlebrook [ New Jersey ] May 4, 1779 . States that Sullivan will command the Indian expedition and sends instructions concerning the campaign. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Middlebrook [ New Jersey ] May 24, 1779 . Agrees to send more troops to Wyoming, Pennsylvania. Promises to expedite supply of wagons. Warns against carrying too many supplies. Df , in writings of George Washington and H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Middlebrook [ New Jersey ] May 24, 1779 . Describes steps taken to furnish Sullivan’s troops with shoes, overalls, and hunting shirts. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Middlebrook [ New Jersey ] May 28, 1779 . Discusses problem of arms for expedition against Indians and for Army. Describes latest preparations for the expedition. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Middlebrook [ New Jersey ] May 31, 1779 . Sends instructions for Indian expedition. Df , in writings of George Washington and H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Morristown [ New Jersey ] June 4, 1779 . Instructs Sullivan not to delay because of “illusory offers” by Indians. Sends news of British troop movements. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Smiths Clove [ New York ] June 9, 1779 . Asks that instructions be sent to Brigadier General James Clinton. Describes British position. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Smiths Clove [ New York ] June 11, 1779 . Orders Sullivan to give Brigadier General James Clinton detailed instructions for western expedition. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Smiths Clove [ New York ] June 21, 1779 . States that troops under Lieutenant Colonel Albert Pawling will join Sullivan. Asks Sullivan to return detachments from the corps of Colonel Armand and the company of Captain Allan McLane, if they can be spared. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
New Windsor [ New York ] July 5, 1779 . Suggests that Sullivan instruct Brigadier General James Clinton to send all but subsistence supplies back to Canajoharie. Discusses advance of Sullivan’s troops and meeting with Clinton. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
West Point, July 29, 1779. Has referred Sullivan’s complaints against the commissary and quartermaster departments to Major General Nathanael Greene and Colonel Jeremiah Wadsworth. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
West Point, August 1, 1779. Describes raid by Joseph Brant and a party of Indians. Informs Sullivan of American attack on Stony Point. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
West Point, August 4, 1779. Congratulates Sullivan on overcoming difficulties and wishes him success on expedition against Indians. Df , in writing of H, New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord.
[ West Point ] October 3, 1779 . Instructs Sullivan to join the main Army for possible “cooperation” with D’Estaing. Sends news of arrival of D’Estaing off coast of Georgia. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
[ Morristown, New Jersey, December 15, 1779. ] Assures Sullivan of friendship and esteem. Thanks Sullivan for news concerning an intrigue against Washington. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Sullivan had resigned his commission on November 30, 1779.