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Your Excellency’s favor of the 25th ulto only reached me yesterday. The Treasurer of the French Army has remitted 537 dollars to our Quarter Master General according to your direction. The principal Channel, by which I have gained certain information of the motions of the enemy’s Fleet, has been thro’ General Forman of Monmouth in the State of New Jersey, and before I call upon him for the...
I do myself the honor to inclose your Excellency a letter from the Marquis de Vaudreuil, in which, I make no doubt but he informs you that the first division of the British Fleet, which lately left New York, had been seen off St Georges Bank and Cape Sable. I have received no late or material information from New York. I have the honor to be with perfect Respect & Esteem yr Excellency’s Most...
I am honored with your Excellency’s letter of the 6th instant—on a subject not more distressing to you; Sir, than to myself. I have at various periods of the War written to Congress and to the States, endeavouring to convince them of the necessity of passing the most vigorous Laws to prevent the Inhabitants from furnishing the Enemy with Provisions. I will write them again, and will use every...
I am honored with your Excellencys Letter of the 12th of this month inclosing Copies of your two letters to General Carleton—It was not necessary you should apologize for sending in your dispatches by way of Elizabeth Town, under the circumstances you mention, there could be no impropriety in it. The moment I receiv’d the resolution of Congress in favor of Captain Asgill, I transmitted it to...
I take the liberty of requesting the favor of Your Excellency to forward the inclosed for the Count de Vergennes with your first dispatches either from Philada or the Chesapeake, as I shall send a duplicate by the Frigate which the Marquis de Vaudreuil proposes sending from Boston the beginning of next Month. I have the honor to be with the greatest Respect Yr Excellency’s Most Ot & hbl. servt...
I have the honor to transmitt to your Excellency the information I have just receivd from General Forman. it has somehow been a long time on the road but I had before transmitted the Marquis de Vaudreuille the very same intelligence which I received by another channell and I now send him this confirmation. "Friday Nov. 22—The Admirals Ship fired three Guns and the fleet got under way there...
I have been honored with your Excellency’s favor of the 30th ulto. You may be assured I shall continue, agreeable to your desire, to communicate any material occurrences respecting the enemy’s naval Force at New York. I expect the Count de Rochambeau tomorrow—When I shall deliver into his hands, the packet which accompanied your Excellency’s note of the 2d inst. Chevalier Chastellux is now...
I had, last Evening, the honor of receiving your Excellency’s favor of the 11th and immediately forwarded the Packets for the Marquis de Vaudreuil and Monsr de L’Etombe. I am happy to hear that your Excellency has recommended a plan for the protection of these Coasts, it will be of infinite advantage to the common interest, should effectual measures be taken to cover them from the depredations...
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Excellency’s Letter of the 18th of this Month with one for the Marquis de Vaudreuil which was sealed and forwarded by express immediately, and I am exceedingly obliged to your Excellency for the communication of its contents—As the Marquis informs me he should sail the 22d . I am fearfull that Baron Fuchs who passed this place the 23d in the...
I have the honor of enclosing to Your Excellency, under a flying seal, a Letter to the Count de Rochambeau; it accompanies the Cannon presented to him by Congress—should the Count have left the Continent previous to their arrival, agreeably to his direction, I must request you will have the goodness to take charge of these Peices, and of the Carriages which will also be sent to your Orders....