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By Comand of His Excellency, I give you the followg Extract from a Letter just received from Genl Schuyler—dated Poughkeepsie 25th instant. "As our Boards are all of the Length of 14 feet, I find they will Work to the best Advantage if the Boats are 32 feet instead of 35 feet long—& that each Boat will require 12 lb. of 20d. Nails—14 lb. of 10d.—& 8 lb.—of 8d. Nails. If the Nails & Oakum...
Your Letter of Report of this Day is received—The General directs me to inform you that the Vessell you mention to have a small Quantity of Provisions on Board from Rhode Island—should by all Means be unloaded—& made use of for Necessary Purposes—or returned without Delay. I am D. Sir Your most hume Servt DNA : RG 93—Manuscript File.
His Excellency being informed that the Oars are arrived, directs that a Distribution of them may be made Tomorrow without fail—as the Troops must move on Saturday. I am sir Your Most Obedt DNA : RG 93—Manuscript File.
His Excellency directs me to inform you, that the Count de Rochambeau with his Army will arrive at Hav e rstraw in a few Days—when it will be necessary that he should receive some Assistance from our Boats & Craft in Crossing. He gives this Information that the previous Arrangements may be attended to in Season. I am sir Your Most hule Sert DNA : RG 93—Manuscript File.
His Excellency observes that there is nothing mentioned in your Report, respectg the practice of the Soldiers strolling into the Country under pretence of Marketing—this Circumstance he says he particularly noted to you—& wishes to be informed whether it was a subject of Consideration with the Officers Yesterday, & what were their Sentiments respecting the Means of preventing the practice. I...
In Answer to a Letter written by the Comr in Chief, a Week or two ago, (several on the same Subject havg been written before) to the Secty at War—respectg Standards for the Army, the follog Reply has been made. "The Standards are in the Hands of the Q. Master at Camp, & have been there some Time." His Excellency request your Explanation of this Matter. I am sir Your most Obedt Se rvt DNA : RG...
His Excellency desires me to mention to you—that it continues to be a part of Every Day’s on Report that a great Want of Straw prevails. The General Wishes to know if the Roads will not admit of Straw being now hauled to the Cantonments—if possible, he would request that a Supply may be furnished.Your most Obed. St DNA : RG 93—Manuscript File.
The Commandr in Chief desires that you will procure immediately two hundred & fifty Boards—agreeable to an Estimate handed to you by Colo. Govion. I am Sir Your most Obed. DNA : RG 93—Manuscript File.
The Comr in Chief directs me to inform you that, the Remains of Genl Hazens Regiment, after discharging such of the War Men as are willing to take furloughs will be ordered to this Cantonment—their Numbers are uncertain, but will probably be for three to four Hundred—You will therefore be pleased to make a proper disposition of the Hutts necessary to cover them. I am Sir Your most Obed. Ser....