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I had the Honor to Receive your Excellency’s favr of 21st Ulto & Shall punctually Execute your orders in Collecting & forwarding the Scater’d Recruits—Those that have from time to time Joyn’d the Rendezvous assigned, I have lost no time in preparing & sending forward in Several Detachments amounting to 132 the greater part of which must have arriv’d before this. your Excellency is pleas’d to...
I have the Honor to inform your Excellency, your favr of 31st Ulto, Covering dispatches for his Excellency the Governor on the Interesting Subject of Raising men and money, Came Safe to hand on Saturday evening 9th Inst. Though unfortunately too late, the General Assembly haveing that Day Compleated their Session—I however lost no time in Delivering those dispatches to the Governor who...
I have the honor to inform your Excellency the Genl Assembly are Convend at this Town, in Consequence of an order from his Excellency the Govr they did not make a house till this after noon, when your Excellencies Dispatches to the Govr &c. were Re a d, after which the house Immediately enterd upon the Business of Reuniting—I am Sorry to inform your Excellency that the Assembly was Reluctantly...
In my Letter of 26th Ulto I had the Honor to acquaint your Excellency the State had Come to a Resolution to Compleat their Continental Battallion to the Establishment, I have now that of Inclosing your Excellency an act of the Genl Assembly passed 1st Inst on that Subject—Since which I am Sorry to Say the Recruiting Service has not answer’d my Expectations, Owing principally to a Clause in the...
I had the Honor to address your Excellency the 19th Ulto on the Subject of Recruiting &c., which at that time had not answer’d my Expectations haveing then muster’d only 40 Levies. I have now the pleasure to acquaint your Excellency we have Since had great Success (the Bounties haveing Risen to 80 Dollars & upwards) the men were Induc’d to Inlist fast 200 are now muster’d—159 of which have...
Soon after I had the Honor of addressing your Excellency 18th Ulto—your favr of 9th April Came to hand permitting me to Remain in the State untill Your Excellency’s Further pleasure—by which I am particularly oblig’d as Mrs Olney’s Indisposition unhappily Seems to Increase—I have the pleasure to inform your Excellency that 220 Recruits are muster’d—that 204 have already march’d—the greater...
I beg leave to lay before Your Excellency the Case of Fortune Stoddard a Negroe Soldier of my Regmt who is now in the State of Maryland in Civil Custody in the County of Cecil, for Killing one James Cunningham, who with some others bred a Riot in the Soldiers Quarters on the 21st Decr /81, the Inclosed Copy of Inquest taken at Elk before John Neide Esqr. one of the Coroners for Cecil County &...
agreeable to your Excellency’s Directions I Sent an officer with Capt. Pray to Reconoiter a Suitable Hight between this & Verplanks Point for the Purpose of Erecting Proper Beacon’s for Communicating any movements of the Enemy—they have Just Return’d & Report that the Hight on this Side Haverstraw Mounting & nine or Ten miles from hence is the most Proper place for that purpose, as it is...
I have the Honor to address your Excellency on the Subject of a Mrs Levingate who Came In the Vicinity of this post last Evening—She is possess’d of a pass from the Commandant of New York to go to amboy; & Return, & one from Head Quarters to pass to Hackinsack (both which are inclos’d) yet I have thought it my Duty to detain & Send her to Head Quarters, as She has voluntarily Discover’d Some...
I have the Honor to inform your Excellency of Capt. Greene’s Return, without being able to Obtain permission to go into N. York, his Letters were Sent in—he brot out with him yesterdays paper, & as he Intends Immediately to Sett out for Philad. & Chuses to Take the paper with him—I have thought proper to give your Excellency the Inclos’d Extracts from it. I have the honor to be with Great...