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I have Just now Purchased from Capt. Peter Vredenburgh Nine hundred good Inch white pine Boards and fifty Pitch Pine Plank for the Use of this and Fort Montgomery to Answer the purpose of Tents Agreable to Your Directions of the 25th of June Last I have given him a Receipt for the same and Agreed he Shall Receive on his Arrival in New York the Market price they now Sell for. I hope Lieut....
The Articles Sent by Capt. Palmer for the Use of Fort Montgomery & this place I have Recd with both Your Letters and Agreable to Directions Sent an Officer to Look for Mrs Thompson who Soon found her She is verye willing to go Down and You may Expect her the first Opportunity. We are makeing all the Preparations we Possibly Can to give our Enemy a Proper Reception in Case they Should Attempt...
I received yours by Major Ranselear, and am pleased to find you are makeing the necessary preparations to repel the Enemy in Case of an Attack—I hope you will be able to get Arms sufficient for the Men under your Command who are destitute, but if not you are to dismiss all those whom you cannot equip, (I mean to confine myself to the Militia wholly) as it is equally absurd and unjust, to keep...
Your Express of the 12th I just now Received and will Endeavour to Comply with the Contents. We had a most Unfortunate Accident Happend here Yesterday Afternoon, as Lieut. Bryant and one Nicoll both of the Artillery was Scaleing out a Couple of Cannon which we had Just Mounted before having flashed a Little Powder out of one of them, and not Spungeing Her properly, when the Lieut. was putting...
Agreable to Your Orders of the 12th Instant I Dispatched an Express to Albany by Land by the way of Esopus and Another to Poughkeepsie to Employ the Ship Carpenters in makeing fire Rafts an Answer to which I Send you with my Return The same Day I Received Your Letter my Brother Came with a Reinforcement of the Millitia and many of them has Come in Yesterday and to Day as for further...
Your favour of the 13th Inst. was duly Received, The steps you have taken appear to me extreamly proper and that there may be no discouragement in the purchase of Arms of which we stand in great need, I have by the bearer sent you the £300. you request, You will please to keep a particular Account of the Disburstment in order that it may be bro’t into its proper place of Settlement at a future...
The Bearer Lieut. Machine I have sent to Act as an Engineer in the Posts under your Command, and at such other places as may be tho’t necessary, he is an ingenious Man, and has given great Sattisfaction as an Engineer, at Boston from which he is just returned—I have Received from the Secret Committee a representation of your want of Metrosses which can be supplied in no other way, but by...
Head Quarters [New York] 14 August 1776 . Forwards Clinton’s commission as brigadier general in the Continental army. “As the Post you are now at is an Object of great importance, & I am unacquainted with the Officers under you, must request you will remain there, till you hear farther from me.” LS , in Tench Tilghman’s writing, CSmH ; LB , DLC:GW ; Varick transcript , DLC:GW . The cover of...
I have this day wrote to the President of the Convention of New York requesting that an Aid of Six hundred Militia may be sent to you from the Counties of Ulster & Orange or any other that is more proper and convenient, for the purpose of assisting you either in the defence of the Highlands in Case they should be attacked or of constructing New Works and Fortifications, by which they may be...
Inclosed I Send you A Return of the Number of men at Each of the Fortifications in the Highlands And A Return of the Artillery Stores and Ordinance at Each place. we are at Present Buissily Employed in Fortifying the Post on the South Side of the Pouplops Kill we have four twelve Pounders Mounted there and Expects Soon to have More we are Likewise Employed in Building three Barracks Viz. one...