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since I wrote Your Excellency this morning, I have further intiligence, that I think may be depended on; that seven of the nine Regts I mentioned, are alrrady embarked with all their Baggage; the two others is expected to embark immediately. The Transports lyeth in the North River. Query whether they may not have intensions of pushing up the North River. A further circumstance worthy of...
Coll D’Hart having some bussiness to transact at Camp, he has obtained my leave for that purpose. I have had intiligen[c]e from New York though not d[i]rectly or by so good authority as I could wish, yet it is believed & I believe it, that a part of Birons Fleet has arived about 3 days ago Viz. five large Ships, that the Officers has been seen and spoke with in New York. I have attempted to...
Letter not found: from Brig. Gen. William Maxwell, 30 Oct. 1779 . GW wrote Maxwell on 1 Nov.: “I was yesterday favd with yours of the 30th.”
I have some thing to lay before your Excellency which is far from being agreeable and I do ashure you that I have done every thing in my power to prevent it, unless I had put your orders to me into publick Orders here. I have herewith sen you the proceedings of a General Court Martial where two Capts. is tryed for disobedience of Orders. I think the Evidence is quite full especialy agains Capn...
Letter not found : from Brig. Gen. William Maxwell, 13 May 1778. On 13 May, Tench Tilghman wrote Maxwell for GW: “His Excellency commands me to acknowledge the Rect of yours of this date” (see GW to Maxwell, 7 May, n.1 ).
I have to Inform your Excellency that last Evening above 40 of our Officers that was Prisoners with the Enemy came here besides some Sea Men & Officers that is come since that I have not seen. They all agree in this point that they are either going on some Expeditions or they are going to leave New york. Some says there is two expeditions on foot one up the sound the other up the North River...
Letter not found : from Brig. Gen. William Maxwell, 8 Feb. 1779. GW wrote Maxwell on 9 Feb. that he was writing: “In answer to your letter of yesterdays date.”
Letter not found : from Brig.Gen.William Maxwell, 2 Aug. 1778. On 4 Aug., GW wrote Maxwell : “I was last Night favd with yours of the 2d with a York paper.”
Letter not found : from Brig. Gen. William Maxwell, 7 Aug. 1778. On 8 Aug., GW wrote Vice Admiral d’Estaing : “I have just received a letter from Brigadier General Maxwell … dated yesterday at nine oClock in the forenoon”; GW also wrote Maxwell on 8 Aug. : “I just now rec’d your favor of yesterday.” For quotations from Maxwell’s letter, see GW to John Laurens, 8 August .
I inclose to Your Excellency by Coll Balor three Letters from England that may amuse You a little some of which has not gone through the Enemys hands—if Your Excellency will please to return them to me I will send them to the owners Every intiligen[c]e seems to confirm that ten Regts is ordered to the West Indias and is supposed to sail sho[r]tly I have likewise incllosed to Your Excellency...
Your Excellencys Favour of the 15th Inst. did not arive before 11 oclock to day. I have had Accounts to day by a person from New York that Admiral Gambier Sailed out of the Hook the latter end of the week for Rhode Island; and on saturday last 13 Transports with a good number of small craft besides sailed up the sound it is supposed that there is 3000 Troops on the East end of Long Island and...
I have to inform your Excellency that last evening I recd a Letter from Major Howell dated the 4th Inst. says that on the 1st Inst. a Fleet of four Ships & eight Brigs Schooners & Sloops sailed to the Southward, designed as they imagined for Egg harbour; Several Signal Guns was heard on the 3d in the Morning and they were again seen off—Same day two Ships went in & one the day before. I wish...
The Enemy having returned ingloriously and the season far advanced makes it necessary that the Troops should be fixed to some place for the Winter. I have now thought proper to mention to Your Excellency, a subject that I once tuched on before, which was, that it was absolutely necessary to relieve the Jersey Militia from their constant duty, by Continental Troops to enable them to fill up...
Your Excellency’s Favour of the 27th Inst. came to hand since I sent of[f] mine of th[i]s morning, I shewed it to General Heard and as many of the Colls as was handy, likewise Mr Caldwell that was here as he knew how the Stores was sittuated in Morristown; We were all of opinion that had Your Excellency received my last Letters and known the sittuation of General Winds and his strength that he...
This Accompanys a Packet from Sir Henry Clinton. The Octr Packet arived from London last Saturday, I inclose You yesterdays paper. I had it from a person living on Staten Island, that he had great reason to believe that the Enemy would soon evacuate that Island. I had an account from New Ark last evening that Capt. Laurence of the N. Carrolina Brigade with 50 Men who had gone into Bergan Town...