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I have been favoured with your private Letter of the 26th. In forming my arrangement of Commands for the Army’s taking the Field—not knowing how long the proceedings of Congress on your Trial might be delayed—& not finding any other Command so proper for Majr Genl Knox, under present circumstances, as that of West point, where the Corps of Artillery, Ordnance and Military Stores are to remain,...
I have concluded to name you on the part of the United States, as Commissioners, to meet those of Sir Guy Carleton, for the purposes of settling a general Cartel of Prisoners &ca agreeable to the inclosed Resolutions of Congress. I have therefore to desire you Gentlemen to undertake that Business and if any previous preparation is necessary, that you will be pleased to attend to it as early as...
Being about to make a general disposition for the command of the Army during the Winter and having it now in my power to place a Division of Troops in this Cantonment under your Orders I must request to be informed by you, as soon as possible whether your State of Health will enable you to accept that Command or not. At the same time I shall be happy to give you a Command suitable to your Rank...
By the last Post I was favord with your Letter of the 5 Instantand I take the earliest opportunity to acquaint you of my compliance with your request. Tho’ I have ever been averse to Officers going to New York on every slight pretext, I was always ready to grant my permission when real business required their presence. With great regard am Dr Sir Your Most Obedient Servant NNGL .