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To George Washington from Lieutenant Colonel Henry Beekman Livingston, 15 June 1776

From Lieutenant Colonel Henry Beekman Livingston

Fort Constitution [N.Y.]
15th June 1776

May it please your Excellency.

The enclosed is the Proceedings of the Court, Mentioned in a Letter given Captn Childs for your Excellency.1 I have since I wrote ⟨it⟩ learnt that the pay Rolls which I have had inclosed are ⟨not made⟩ out as they ought to be. I will draw them ⟨a⟩new and bring them with Me on Monday as I just received Your orders by Coll Clinton & Majr Schuyler2 the Coll has just left us and desires I will stay till he returns from New Winsor which will be on Monday next. I remain Your Excellencies Most Obt Humble Sert

Henry B: Livingston ⟨Lt Col.⟩

ALS, NN: Emmet Collection; Sprague transcript, DLC:GW. Mutilated portions of the ALS are supplied within angle brackets from the Sprague transcript.

1See Livingston to GW, 11–14 June 1776. The enclosure has not been identified.

2For GW’s orders directing Livingston to go to Long Island, see his orders to James Clinton of 14 June. The following Monday was 17 June.

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