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One Losee, formerly an Inhabitant of this State, now a Deserter from the Enemy, is send to your Excellency’s disposal. It is asserted by a Certain Berrian (immediately from the Enemy) that Losee, was an Emissary charged with Dispatches for the Enemy at the Northward; I am also told Col. Da y ton has recd similar information of him. I have &c. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Letter not found: to George Augustine Washington, 21 Feb. 1790. On 5 Mar. George Augustine Washington wrote GW referring to “your letter of the 21st Ulto.”
Letter not found: to George William Fairfax, 20 Aug. 1774. On 30 June 1786 GW wrote Fairfax : “With respect to your Book Debts, my letters of the 10th of June, 20th of Augt [1774] . . . will have informed you of the difficulties which then occurred.”
Letter not found: to George Augustine Washington, 24 Dec. 1785. On 3 Feb. 1786 George Augustine Washington acknowledged receipt of “Your favor of the 24th Decr.”
Fredericksburg [ New York ] October 27, 1778 . Instructs Measam to supply Major General Horatio Gates with new clothing. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
I have been favoured with your Letter of the 23d ulto—and have given Direction to the Quarter Master to furnish all the Materials in his Power to put Fort Plain in a State of Defence as well as for the preparation of its Magazine. I am, Sir Your most obedient And very humble Servt Privately owned.
I inclose to your Excellency a Copy of a Letter which I have received by Yesterdays post. As it involves a variety of Considerations, & I would write to get the best Information on its Subject that I can, before I give my Sentiments to the Gentlemen—I have to request that your Excellency will favor me with your Tho’ts in as extensive a View as you think proper—& to give them to me at the...
New Windsor [ New York ] February 19, 1781 . Regrets inability to comply with New York State’s request for regiments to defend frontier. Will send needed supplies to Fort Schuyler. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Colo. Varrick delivered me your Excellency’s favor of the 22d. I thank you for the trouble you have taken to obtain information on the points we conversed at our last meeting. I have done the same—and still keep the matter full in view. That the Enemy are about to make a detachment from New York does not admit of a doubt—but to what extent, or when it will take place is more uncertain. Four...
Letter not found: to George William Fairfax, 12 Sept. 1758. On 15 Sept. Fairfax wrote to GW : “Your favour of the 12th inst[anc]e I had the pleasure to receive last Night.”
Letter not found: to George Augustine Washington, 1 April 1792. GW’s nephew wrote him from Mount Vernon on 8–9 April : “Your favor of the 1st Inst. came to hand at the usual time.”
I thank you for the perusal of the inclosed proceedings of the Convention at Hartford. The letter herewith, left open for your perusal to Genl Clinton, calls for Majr Davis; and such Officers as you may want, & he can spare, for the purpose of Recruiting Men for the York Battalions. You will be so good therefore as to act in this matter as you shall think best. With much esteem & respect I am...
[ West Point ] September 27, 1779 . States that if the French fleet is in reality off the coast, it will be necessary for states to supply men and provisions. LS , in writing of H, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Letter not found: to George Mason, 20 August 1775. On 14 Oct. 1775 Mason wrote to GW : “I have to acknowledge Your Favour of the 20th of Augt.”
I take the first Moment of forwardg to your Excellency the Dispatches of the Secry of Foreign Affairs; which contain, I presume, all the Intelligence respecting Peace on which happy & glorious Event “permit me to congratulate you with the greatest sincerity. With perfect respect I have the honr to be. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Letter not found: to George Augustine Washington, 8 Aug. 1790. On 20 Aug. 1790 George A. Washington wrote to GW and referred to “Your favor of the 8th I have had the pleasure of receiving.”
Letter not found: to George William Fairfax, 27 July 1761. On 30 Oct. Fairfax wrote to GW : “Your favors of the . . . 27th of July and first of Augt came very safe to hand.”
Letter not found: to George William Fairfax, 6 April 1775. On 30 June 1786 GW wrote Fairfax : “The letters of ... 6th of Apl and 31st of May 1775 ... contain a full, & accurate acct of every thing that had occurred relative to your business.”
Letter not found: to George William Fairfax, 30 Dec. 1773. On 30 June 1786 GW wrote Fairfax : “The letters of . . . 30th of Decr 177⟨3⟩ . . . contain a full, & accurate acct of every thing that had occurred relative to your business.”
Preakness [ New Jersey ] October 29, 1780 . Reports that Joshua Hett Smith has been acquitted and is being returned to West Point. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
I wish to take a ride as far as Kingston, and if your Excellency should be disengaged, and can accompany me, I will do myself the pleasure to call upon you on Thursday—and go up on Friday—I would wish to return on this side the River by the Wall Kiln. I shall be glad of an answer by return of the Bearer. I have the honor to be with great Esteem Dear Sir Yr most obt Servt NNebgGW .
Letter not found: to George Augustine Washington, 2 Dec. 1790. In his letter to GW of 14 Dec. 1790 , George Augustine refers to GW’s letter of “the 2d Inst.”
Letter not found: to Brig. Gen. George Clinton, 19 Mar. 1777. The collection of letters and documents belonging to the estate of James Gordon Bennett that was sold by the Anderson Galleries of New York on 23 Nov. 1926 reportedly contained a letter signed by GW at Morristown on 19 Mar. “regarding appointments of officers” ( American Book-Prices Current , 33 [1927], 797).
New Windsor [ New York ] June 28, 1779 . Advises Clinton to instruct Lieutenant Colonel Albert Pawling to “proceed on the western service after effecting the primary object.” Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Just as I was preparing to set out to meet the Count De Rochambeau at Weatherfield I recd Your Exys favor of Yesterday. I am extremely unhappy at the intelligence from Ft Schuyler—What I have thought advisiable to be done at this moment, Your Excellency will see by my Letter to Gen. Clinton, which I have left unsealed for your perusal. I have &c. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Fredericksburg [ New York ] September 24, 1778 . Orders Measam to Hartford and Springfield to supervise repacking of clothing that is being forwarded from Boston. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Measam was deputy clothier general of the Army.
Letter not found: to George Augustine Washington, 30 Nov. 1789. In a letter to GW of 14 Dec. Washington referred to “Your Letter of the 30th Ulto.”
Letter not found: to George William Fairfax, 6 Mar. 1761. On 30 Oct. Fairfax wrote to GW : “Your favors of the ... 6th of March ... and first of Augt came very safe to hand.”
The Post of Saturday bro’ me your favor of the 30th Ulto. For your kind endeavors to preserve my landed property, on four Mile Run, from depredation, I pray you to accept my grateful thanks accompanied with a request that Mr Darne (whom you have mentioned) may be placed on the Premises with a view to protect it. Whatever agreement you and Mr Pearce may make with Mr Darne to effect this...
This will be handed to you by Captain Montour, who is going to Schenectady on a Visit to his Friends, the Oneidas and Tuscaroras. He has heretofore been employed in the Indian Service on the Frontiers of Pennsylvania. During his Stay it will be necessary that he should have a Subsistence, you will therefore be pleased to direct that he receive three Rations pr Day—and show him some Attention...