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Morristown [ New Jersey ] May 18, 1780 . Reports sailing of French fleet and army. States that men and supplies will be needed. Requests that legislature remain assembled until Congress takes necessary measures. Directs Clinton to send men to relieve regiment at Fort Schuyler. Df , in writings of George Washington and H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Miss Delancey has this Day made pressing application to me to get into N. York—I have informed her, that no admission from me can be granted to any persons in civil Capacity, without the Approbation & permission of the Executive of the State to which they belong. Miss Delancey is therefore referred to your Excellency; if your permission is granted her, my Duty will be merely official. I have...
Letter not found: to George Augustine Washington, 28 Nov. 1790. On 7 Dec. 1790 GW’s nephew wrote to him : “While writing this Letter I had the pleasure of recieving Yours of the 28th Ulto and was much pleased to find that You had accomplished Your journey.”
Fredericksburg [ New York ] October 28, 1778 . Orders that all clothing be forwarded to Headquarters. Df , in writings of Tench Tilghman, George Washington, and H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
With infinite satisfaction I communicate to your Excellency the inclosed Extracts from Sir Guy Carletons official Letter which has this Moment come to my Hand, by a British Officer—announcing a Certainty of the glorious Event of a general Peace. On this happy Occasion your Excellency will be pleased to accept my warmest & most sincere Congratulations. With the greatest Esteem & Regard I have...
[ Philadelphia ] September 14, 1791 . Discusses the possibility of the British establishing a post south of Lake Champlain. Df , in the handwriting of H, RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters, 1790–1799, National Archives. Clinton was governor of New York.
Liberty Pole [ New Jersey ] August 28, 1780 . States that Colonel William Malcom is en route and will be under Clinton’s command. Asks Clinton to relieve troops at Fort Schuyler as soon as possible. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
I have received, and thank you for your Sentiments of a Peace Establishment for this Country—and with the sincerest esteem & regard I have the honor to be Dr Sir, Yr Most Obedt Affecte Servt NN .
If the servant man (William) who I left at Rocky Hill to take care of his sick wife, is yet there, be so good as to give him a Pass. & order him to proceed to New York in the stage—He will find me there, or he may report himself to Colo. Smith if I should not.I am, Sir Yr most obed Servt Printed Source--Washington, Pa. Reporter.
Letter not found: to George Augustine Washington, 28 Feb. 1790. In a 19 Mar. 1790 letter to GW , George Augustine Washington refers to “Your two favors of the 28th Ulto.”
Middlebrook [ New Jersey ] July 1, 1777. Reports news of attack on Ticonderoga. Warns of probable attack on Peekskill. Orders Clinton to call out militia to defend the area around Peekskill. LS , in writing of H, George Washington Photostats, Library of Congress.
I have received your Excellencys favr of the 3d. The Commissioner appointed by me to meet Commissioner from the British Commander in Chief—have unfortunately seperated without effecting the desirable purposes of their Mission—In Consequence of which no Exchanges will at present be admitted untill I have the direction of Congress the Regulation of for my future Conduct in this Respect—I have...
This letter will be handed to you by the Chevr de Chatteleaux Major Genl in the French Army and an Officer of great merit. whom I recommend to your particular attention—and request that he may be furnished with Guards for any tour he may incline to make towards Lake George or &ca. I am Sir Yr Most Obedt Ser. Not Assigned.
Letter not found: to George William Fairfax, 1 Aug. 1761. On 30 Oct. Fairfax wrote to GW : “Your favors of the . . . 27th of July and first of Augt came very safe to hand.”
Mr Pierce Pay Master General of the Army, will have the honor of delivering this Letter; he waits upon your Excellency to see whether any ways & means can be devised to procure Money for the payment of the Troops of the New York Line—It is a matter of such interesting importance that I can not forbear recommending it to the earliest & most serious attention of the Sta te. I have the honor to...
New Windsor [ New York ] January 21, 1781 . Asks Clinton to investigate the Chevalier Destouches’s complaint concerning the seizure of wheat and flour intended for the French navy. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Charles René Dominique Sochet, Chevalier Destouches, was placed in command of the French navy in America after the death of the Chevalier de...
Middlebrook [ New Jersey ] May 24, 1779 . Approves of Clinton’s Indian expedition. Asks Clinton to consult with Major General John Sullivan. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Persuaded that your desire to visit Captn Asgill at Chatham, is founded in motives of friendship & humanity only I enclose you a Passport for the gratification of it. The inclosed Letters for that Gentleman, came to me from New York, in the condition you will receive them. You will have an oppertunity of presenting them with yourself—Your own Letter came under cover to me via Ostend. I have...
Morristown [ New Jersey ] April 20, 1777. Discusses whether enemy plans to attack Philadelphia or move up North River. Reminds Clinton to call out militia. Approves of placing a chain across the North River. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
I do myself the honor to enclose to Your Excellency the Extract of a Letter from General Heath respecting Capt. Simmons—if there is not something particular in the circumstances, it appears to be improper that he should continue in the vicinity of the Enemy; and even perilous to himself, if he is not acting a double part—I wish to know Your sentiments on the subject. With the highest esteem &...
Your Excellys favor of Yesterday’s date came to my hands abt an hour ago. The Fleet (from all Accts) has Sailed from New York, & no Troops are gone with it. If you a d make it convenient to ride down here tomorrow (the earlier the better if the Suddeness of it should not create Suspicion) I should be happy in an opportunity of conversing with you on a particular matter which will not permit me...
Letter not found: to George Augustine Washington, 19 Nov. 1789. In a letter to GW of 14 Dec. 1789 Washington referred to “Your favor of the 19th.”
Letter not found: to George William Fairfax, 15 May 1774. On 30 June 1786 GW wrote Fairfax : “The letters of . . . 15th of May [1774] . . . contain a full, & accurate acct of every thing that had occurred relative to your business.”
Letter not found: to George William Fairfax, 22 Aug. 1758. On 1 Sept. Fairfax wrote to GW : “I have this instant recd yours of the 22d . . . Ultimo.”
[ West Point ] October 1, 1779 . Discusses amount of assistance needed from New York “in case of a cooperation with our allies.” Sends news of Comte d’Estaing’s arrival off coast of Georgia. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Letter not found: to George William Fairfax, 2 Dec. 1760. On 30 Oct. 1761 Fairfax wrote to GW : “Your favors of the 2d of Decr . . . and first of Augt came very safe to hand.”
New Windsor [ New York ] February 24, 1781 . Regrets inability to comply with New York State’s request for two regiments for defense of frontier. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
[ White Plains, New York ] August 28, 1778 . Asks Clinton to call out militia and states that French fleet has departed for Boston. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
There is a considerable quantity of linen Overalls at Springfield for which the troops are exceedingly distressed, and which the Cloathier has not been able to send forward, tho repeatedly pressed, for want of transportation. You will be pleased to turn your attention to these as well as to the Articles brought over in the fleet—There may be a few shirts—shoes—Stockings and other things fit...
Letter not found: to George William Fairfax, 2 Jan. 1773. On 19 Jan. 1773 GW wrote to Fairfax : “As I wrote to you in haste the morning of the day Lord Sterlg yourself &ca were to dine here [2 January].”