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I have the honor to transmit You the arrangements of Jackson’s—Webbs & Moylans Regiments—and also a List of promotions to be made in Spencers & the Three Regiments belonging to Jerseys. The want of Commissions in those Several instances, is a subject of pressing appplication, & in many of them, of great dissatisfaction and complaint. I entreat that the Board will have them made out and...
As we may now expect that Levies will be coming in from the States in a little time— and we shall have many occasional demands for Arms, I request that the Board will be pleased to order Three thousand stand compleate, to be forwarded immediately to the North River. For fear of accidents, in case the lower communication should be exposed by the removal of the Army, I think it will be prudent...
Inclosed is a letter from Brgr Gen. Knox on the subject of an instant provision of shot and shells, and proposing the employing of Faesh’s and Ogden’s furnaces for this purpose. As the matter is of the utmost importance, and requires an immediate decision I intreat it of the Board. And should no arrangement have been made on this head I think these furnaces would answer the intention, and...
I was yesterday honoured with your Favor of the 8th Instant. Major Jameson is entitled to the Lieutenant colonelcy in Sheldon’s Regiment by the resignation of Lt Colo. Blagdon and to rank from the time this event took place. It happened the 1st of August last & The Board will be pleased to make him out a Commission accordingly. I have the Honor to be With great respect & esteem Gentn Yr Most...
I have now the honor to inclose you a List of the promotions to be made in the Three Jersey Regiments. The Commissions are exceedingly wanted and I request that the Board will be pleased to forward them to me by the earliest opportunity. I also inclose the Board Lt Colo. Conway’s Commission, who, by the unanimous opinion of a Board of General Officers, is entitled to rank from the time Lt...
I am honored with your letter of the 11th which gives me inexpressible concern. After having engaged with our Allies for a cooperation after having put the States to a very great expence stimulated the people to extraordinary exertions and raised extraordinary expectations it is mortifying to find that if every other circumstance should favour our wishes we are likely to be disappointed for...
I have been honored with yours of the 27th ulto with Copy of the estimate of Ordnance Stores laid before Congress with their Resolution thereon. I should be happy to see the quantity voted procured in time, but I very much fear that none of the Furnaces, to which General Knox is directed to apply, except Faesh’s, are in Blast, and should that be the case, it will be some Months before they can...
I have been honored with your favors of the 28th ulto. and 2d and 8th Inst. Inclosed you have an account of the places fixed upon for the deposit of the several Articles required from the States by the Act of Congress of the 25th Feby with the quantities to be laid up at each post—and also an account of the demand made by the Committee of Cooperation on the 2d June.—The last in a great measure...
I have had the honor of Your Letter of the 9th instant, inclosing one to the Board from Lt Colo. Forrest of the Maryland line. I have written to him on the subject of his applicationand ordered a Court Martial to sit for the trial of the Officer he has arrested and to transmit me the proceedings as soon as they are finished. The point mentioned by the Board respecting the Arms & accoutrements...
I have received the honor of Your Letters of the 7th & 9th Inst and, in consequence of the former I wrote to Sir Henry Clinton on the 11th for the permit You request. As soon as it comes to hand it shall be forwarded to the Board. It is much to be wished that circumstances would admit greater supplies being sent for the prisoners, as I am very apprehensive they are materially wanted....