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It is His Excellency’s wish that you should if possible accommodate Lieut. Scudder who is lately returned from Canada with a Horse to go to his home near Elizabeth Town. I am Yr most obt Servt DNA : RG 93—Manuscript File.
Upon a presumption that the Hospital at New Windsor will be continued there the ensuing Winter, His Excellency desires you will take measures for having the Buildings put in proper repair and for laying in a stock of Fire wood. I am yr most obt and hble servt DNA : RG 93—Manuscript File.
His Excellency desires that you and Genl du Portail will go down to Peekskill tomorrow and mark out a place of encampment. Genl du Portail has notice and will be here in the morning, I dont know the exact hour, but suppose by 8 oClock. You had best come in your own Boat as our Barge will be employed. The order of encampment will be furnished by the General. I am Dear Sir Yr most obt Servt DNA...
Duke Lauzun has just arrived here with dispatches which are to be forwarded to Philada but they are too important to be trusted to a common hand. His Excellency wishes you to send one of your department with them. They will be ready by day break if the person calls so soon. I am Dear Sir Yr most obt Servt DNA : RG 93—Manuscript File.
When Capt. Von Heer went into Quarters last Winter he delivered up thirty Horses to the Dy Qr Mr Genl which were worn down, in hopes of being able to draw better in the Spring. But I imagine he will find himself mistaken. As the Corps is a most useful one for Camp duty, His Excellency wishes to know whether you have any hopes or expectation of getting proper Horses for it, if you have not, be...
His Excellency has given no particular orders for any surveying just at this time and therefore if it is not a peice of Work which Mr De Wit thinks indispensably necessary he had better delay it. The Old money in the Chest when brought down by the scale of depreciation amounts in a manner to nothing and is wanted for continjent Expences just at this time. I am yr most obt Servt DNA : RG...
His Excellency very much approves your plan of bringing down the shad daily—only taking care to give each Cargo as much salt as will secure them against a passage longer than the common calculation. The Magazine at West point is in a more deplorable condition for want of a covering of Boards. The last Storm has damaged the Ammunition considerably and now the Water has found its way in, very...
His Excellency does not apprehend any danger from the Enemy who have lately made their appearance upon Delaware, as the force of the Country and a detachment of the York Levies are opposed to them. But lest a lurking party of disaffected may injure so valuable a deposit as the present, His Excellency has desired me to send you the inclosed order to Colo. Dayton, which you will forward by the...
Colo. pickering will be pleased to make the appointment and send it to His Excellency who will forward it to Count de Rochambeau. DNA : RG 93—Manuscript File.
The inclosed, as you may suppose, requires the utmost dispatch—There were some time ago relays of Expresses stationed between Govr Jefferson and the president of Congress—If that Chain is yet kept up, it will be the speediest conveyance—If it is not, His Excellency requests you to send off a trusty Messenger immediately with the letter and give him orders upon the Quarter Masters on the Route...