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I do myself the honor to inform Your Excellency that the Fleet set sail this Evening about Sun Set, with a fair Wind—We have not yet heard of any movement of the British in Gardiners Bay—A few days must determine whether they intend to give us any interruption. I have the honor to be with the highest Respect Yr Excellency’s Most obt and hble Servt AAE : Memoires et Documents, Etats-Unis.
I did myself the honor to inform your Excellency that the French Fleet put to sea on the evening of the 8th. By advices from New London, the British in Gardener’s Bay did the same yesterday morning. They took their sick on board and departed with their whole force— They gave out that they were destined for Chesapeak. From appearances a meeting of the two Fleets seems unavoidable— Their force...
I was last evening honored with your Excellency’s favor of the 27th covering an open letter for the Count de Rochambeau, by which, you have been so good as to make me the earliest communication of the action on the 16th between the French and British Fleets off the Capes of Chespeak. By the inclosed you will be informed of the return of the forms into the harbour of Newport. I must confess to...
I do myself the honor to inclose your Excellency the Copy of a letter this moment recd from Count de Rochambeau. I have no particulars, but I flatter myself the intelligences brought by the Viscount will be agreeable. I have the honor to be with perfect Respect and Attachment Your Excellency’s Most obt and hble Servt AAE .
I had yesterday the honor of receiving your Excellency’s favor of the 7th accompanied by the Copy of one which you had written to the Chevalier des Touche. As I very much approve the plan which you therein recommend, I permitted the original and the packet for the Count de Rochambeau to go forward. I last night received dispatches from the Count de Rochambeau and the Count de Barras, who is...
The inclosed dispatches have just been sent to me with a request that I would forward them immediately to your Excellency. Count Charlus mentions that the packet for the Marquis de la Fayette is of good consequence and wishes it may be transmitted to him by a safe conveyance. I have the honor to be with very great Respect and Esteem Your Excellency’s Most obt Servant AAE : Memoires et...
The letter which I have the honor to inclose from the Count de Rochambeau will, I imagine, inform your Excellency of the intended march of the French Army towards the North River and the destination of the Kings Squadron now is the Harbour of New port, if circumstances will admit of the respective movements. I should be wanting in respect and confidence were I not to add that our object is New...
I am exceedingly obliged to Your Excellency for your interesting Communication of the 1st instant. The Martinico Paper has been forwarded to the Count de Rochambeau. As You promise me the Pleasure of your Company the first Leisure Moment You can find I shall defer entering upon a Detail of public Officers until I shall have the Happiness of a personal Conversation. Indeed the Accidents which...
His Excellency the Count de Rochambeau having requested me to forward the Dispatches herewith transmitted by the safest possible conveyance; I now do myself the honor to send them by a Gentleman of the Quarter Master General’s Department. Having been made acquainted by the Count de Rochambeau with the design of the Counte de Grasse to come to this Coast with his fleet; I cannot forbear...
With the highest Satisfaction, I do myself the Honor, to transmit to your Excellency, the inclosed Copy of a Letter, announcing the arrival of the Count DeGrasse with 28 Ships, in the Chesapeak. With the warmest Congratulations on this happy Event. I have the Honor to be Your Excellency’s Most Obedt Servt AAE .