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I send you the dispatches for Millet—There are among them two letters—one for Morris Town and one for Baskenridge which he is to deliver—they are of consequence and therefore be pleased to give him a charge respecting them. His Excellency only wishes to have four more Boats upon Carriages, If you can have them mounted from those upon the North River—the remainder may be all sent up above the...
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.
If Colo. Pickering returns this Evening be pleased to let him know that the General wishes him to accompany him to West Point tomorrow Morning on business of consequence. he must be here by 8 oClock. Yrs DNA : RG 93—Manuscript File.
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.
By a Resolve of Congress of the 10th of Novemr last (with which I believe you were furnished) the Commander in Chief is directed to cause Returns to be made to the Board of War "of all Horses both public and private property kept in Camp at the public expence and also of those removed, noting at what places kept and on what business employed." The General wishes you to furnish this Return that...
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.
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...
The inclosed being of consequence, you will be pleased to dispatch them immediately by Express to Morris Town. You mentioned, a day or two ago, that the business of your department rendered your presence necessary in Philada if circumstances would admit of your absence from the Army. His Excellency desires me to inform you, that he has no objection to your going, if you have put all matters in...
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 wishes you to obtain an exact account of the Horses kept at West point—on the East side of the River—New Windsor—Newberg—Fishkill Landing and Fishkill specifying by whom—If any should be found keeping them unnecessarily or having more than are reasonable they can then be struck off—This he thinks a better mode than determining by an order who shall be allowed Horses and who not,...