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As the Gentlemen who are now remaining of my family, propose to honor me with their Company to my Ho. in Virginia & will of course need a little of their Pay, you would oblige both them & me, if you could devise a method by which three or four Months of it could be obtained. I am Dr Sir Yr Most Obed. & Affe Servt DLC : Papers of George Washington.
I take the liberty to inclose you a Letter from Colo. Vanschaaik—of the 1st New York Regiment—asking a continuation of that leave of absence which Congress before granted him—what that leave was I know not, but I think it absolutely necessary that something should be determin’d on in this matter—as Colo. Vanscaaik has already been absent from the Army near a twelve month. I am Dr Sir &c. DLC :...
In Reply to your Letter of Yesterday respectg the Ordnance & Ordnance Stores in Virginia, I transmit to you Copy of a Letter from the Count Rochambeau, to whom I had submitted your Quere, & requested to know from him what future Service he expected from those Stores for the Use or Security of the French Troops. I think it will be well for you to take your Measures for the Removal of such as...
Morristown [ New Jersey ] February 27, 1780 . Is pleased with Lincoln’s present situation. Hopes that the Spanish success in Florida will turn the British attempts in that direction. Instructs Lincoln to cooperate with Juan de Miralles. Reports that Virginia troops are being sent to the South. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Morristown [ New Jersey ] April 18, 1780 . Asks Lincoln to employ Lieutenant Colonel Dubuysson “in such a manner as will enable him to indulge his ardor.” Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Lieutenant Colonel Charles François Dubuysson des Aix des Hays .
I have the honor to transmitt you Copy of a Letter from Sir Guy Carleton together with copy of Lt Reinkings Memorial respecting the ill treatment of the German Prisoners. Such part of General Carletons Letter as respects our Naval Prisoners I have communicated to Mr Morris and I will be obliged to you to give me such information respecting the Prisoners as will enable me by a transcript...
I have just now recd a Letter from Doctor Cochran, of which the enclosed is a Copy, giving, as you may observe, a Detail of his Wants. You are too sensible of the Importance of having Hospitals supplied with every Necessary to need a single Argument of mine to recommend his Request to your Attention. I have the Honor to be &c. &c. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
I had the honor to address you the 4th Instant covering a Letter to Genl Hazen ordering him to send on a certain Prisoner now in York Goal . I have reasons for countermanding the order and wish to stop it if possible before it gets to General Hazen—but should this not arrive in time for that I must beg you to send an Express to Genl Hazen directi n g him not to carry the order into execution...
Your favor of the 8th of August is come to hand covering a new Arrangement for the Army. I know no preference which Lees Corps is entitled to, but what will arise from the Date of its Establishment. Doctr Vacher’s Complaints, when presented, will be attended to. I am &c. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
I have just been informed the Refugees have been impressing Horses to day—If they have any design, it is against our Piquets, this hint will be sufficient to excite unusual vigilance. I am Dr Sr DLC : Papers of George Washington.