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With pleasure I do myself the Honor to acknowlege the Receipt of your Favor of 5th June last—with the two Cheeses & Cask of Porter, which accompanied it. Will you be pleased Sir! to do me the Favor to convey to the Comonwealth of Massachusetts Bay, and to Capt. Sampson, my sincere & respectfull Thanks for this generous & very acceptable Present. I have the Honor to be sir Your most Obedient...
West Point, October 4, 1779. Describes British forces and position. Suggests an attack on either New York or Rhode Island. Explains difficulties involved in a joint undertaking. Describes navigation of Hell Gate. Df , in writings of Richard Kidder Meade and H, Musée du Palais de Compiègne, et Musée de Blérancourt, Compiègne, France.
Letter not found: to William Bartlett, 11 Dec. 1775. On this date Bartlett wrote to GW : “I acknolidge the Favour of yours of this date.”
Middlebrook [ New Jersey ] March 17, 1779 . Informs Clark of enemy’s movements in New Jersey. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Clark was a colonel of the First North Carolina Regiment.
Letter not found: to John Fitzgerald, 24 May 1793. Fitzgerald wrote GW on 31 May that he was “duly honor’d by the receipt of your Duplicate under Cover of your letter of 24th Inst.”
I have received your Letter of the 9th instant in behalf of a Committee of Congress—requestg my Sentiments upon the military Department of a Peace Establishment. As this Discussion will involve a variety of Considerations, & those of very great Importance—The Committee will indulge me in a little Time to collect & concenter my Ideas on this Subject & they may depend on my communicating them in...
Smiths Clove [ New York ] June 21, 1779 . Asks Hall to comply with the state’s requisition for officers and join the Army as soon as the stores at Middlebrook have been removed. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Hall was a colonel of the Delaware Regiment.
New Windsor [ New York ] April 18–19 , 1781 . Discusses prospects of supplies for Army. Df , in writings of Tench Tilghman and H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. The postscript of this letter is dated April 19.
West Point, August 28, 1779. Justifies having given Major Henry Lee the command of the troops in Powles Hook attack. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Letter not found: to James Mackay, 15 Aug. 1754. On 27 Aug. 1754 Mackay wrote to GW : “I was favourd with yours of the 15 Instt.”