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I have the honor to inclose your Excellency a Copy of a Letter from Genl Schuyler, the Contents of which will inform you of the Measures which were adopted to acquire the Intelligence, of which, I also transmit, you a Copy Mr Fox who, you will please to observe, is the principle Agent acquited himself with so much address that he obtained the Enemy’s fullest Confidence, the original Letters,...
Since my Letter of Yesterday, I have the Pleasure to inform your Excellency, that by an Express just receivd from Col. Hay, I understand, that he has directed one hundred Barrels of Flower to be sent up for the Use of Fort Schuyler which togather with ninety Barrels, collected with difficulty on the Mowhawk River, will supply the Garrison untill the first of May. The Govrnor informs me that...
I have been honoured with your Excellencies favour of the 18th Inst. agreeable to the Governors Advice I consulted Generals Rensselaer and Gansevoort, the Mayor in Council, and several other Gentlemen whom I could confide in respecting the abandoning Fort Schuyler, and establishing a Post at the German Flatts, who were unanimous in opinion that under our present Circumstance the Fort Should be...
In my last of the 12th inst. I had the Honor to inform your Excellency that Col. Weissenfels had marched for Fort Schuyler, and proceeded as far as the little Falls, where the Ice has obliged him to collect Teams to transport his Baggage by Land; but the Provision which had previously been sent on with a Detatchment under Captain Dunscomb, fortunately arrived at the Garrison safe before the...
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...
Your Excellency’s Letter by Doctr Vasche I Received last Night and Agreable to Your desire will Endeavour to Acquaint you as fully as I can the Reasons why the Doctr Retired from Service. By the Inclosed Letter from the Doctr of the 22d of Novemr 80 You will See that he made Application to me to Continue in service and his reasons for it; And by the Inclosed Returns of the 4 N.Y. Reg. of the 1...
I had the Honor of addressing your Excly in a Letter of the 30th Ulto on the Subject of the Distresses of this Department; a Subject which I have had such frequent Occasion to trust of; that any thing I have now to say will be nearly a Repetition of what my former Letters have contained. From Your Excellency’s favor of the 12th Ulto I was flattered with Hopes of receiving a Supply, at least...
Since I wrote to You I Rece[ive]d the within Letter but I think it Necessary to have Your Orders before I Comply with the within Request I hear the Committees have taken Coll Cadwallader Colden on Suspicion of being an Enemy to the Liberties of America but what they will Do with him I Cannot tell Lawer Cranney who has Left Poug[h]keepsie some time ago and has been Advertised there is Likewise...
Letter not found : from James Clinton, 20 May 1779. On 28 May , GW acknowledged receipt of a letter from Clinton of 20 May.
I have Just now Received you[r] Letter by Express with the Warrant therein Inclosed which I will Endeavour to Execute with the Greatest Care Expedition and Exactness that I Possibly Can[.] after it is Done I will Bring him and his Papers to this Fort where I ⟨shall⟩ keep him Prisoner till I Receive Your Excellencies further Directions, I wrote to Your Excellency Yesterday by Coll Livingston...