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when the Counte pulaski was going to left this Country, i had ask’d of your Exellency the Command of his Corps, and if i had been granted with by your Exellency, not anny difficulty whatsoever would have taken place, but i believe that the Counte has no more the same project. i Could perhaps have from Congress the rank of brigadier if my rank of ancienté amongs my Country men here, and mine...
i had beg as a favour of your Exellency to honour’d me with a recommendation to the hble Congres for grant my officers with theirs Commissions, and my self with the Commission of brigadier. in Case i Could be granted with thoses Expectations, i would beg of your Exellency a Certificat of my services, and allow me to go back to france, but if i can not obtain the Commissions of my officers, i...
i took the liberty to acquaint your Exellency with the necessity which I am under to beg your goodness. the bord of war to which i made my application for have the comissions of my officers, answer’d that he never had receiv’d any liste and power from your Exellency to grant them with their Expectations. not one of them has make the least objection to march to the enemy without his comission,...
the time Employed by the congress to determine Some thing upon the affairs of the marquis de la fayette, gave me an opportunity of Speaking for myself; i have asked from the board of war Some money to recruit & three Commissions for the officers whom i did take with me in albany being approved of it by your Excellency : it has been requested from me to tell what kind of recruits i did intended...
The Complaints made to you against my Corps, are the more personal as I derive the Command of it from Your Excellency, as I love and respect this Corps in the light of a Gift which comes to me from you, and as it is my constant Attention to render it as well as myself worthy of your Favour; if Your Excellency previous to casting Reproaches upon me, with respect to which from my Ignorance of...