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I forgot before you left this place to desire you to provide clothing for the men that are to compose my guard—but now desire that you will apply to the clothier general and have them forwarded to this place, Head Quarters as soon as possible. Provide for 4 Serjeants, 4 corporals, a drum and fife, and 50 rank and file. If Blew and Buff can be had I should prefer that uniform, as it is the one...
Letter not found: from Capt. Caleb Gibbs, c.23 April 1777. GW wrote Gibbs on 3 May : “Mr Harrison having lost, or mislaid your Letter from Newtown, I have no Acct of what you did, or meant to do, respecting our Baggage.”
Letter not found: from Capt. Caleb Gibbs, 27 April 1777. GW wrote Gibbs on 3 May : “Your Letter of the 27th Ulto is now before me.”
A Letter from Mr Fitzgerald, written to you a few days ago, would inform you that we have no longer any expectation of the Person recommended by Doctr Cochran as a Steward; and, that it was necessary for you to exert yourself in obtaining one. If you could get a Man who had been employed in that capacity, or as a Butler in a Gentlemans Family & who could be well recommended & by such as may be...
Your Letter of the 27th Ulto is now before me. Mr Harrison having lost, or mislaid your Letter from Newtown, I have no Acct of what you did, or meant to do, respecting our Baggage; which I wish was arrived; such parts I mean, as is intended to follow the Camp. neither have I heard any thing of Captn Lewis (or his Troop) whom I desired might come on to this place. I must desire you to urge...
Letter not found: from Capt. Caleb Gibbs, 4 May 1777. Gibbs docketed GW’s letter to him of 1 May in part: “Answerd. 4 May.”
Letter not found: from Capt. Caleb Gibbs, 6 May 1777. Gibbs docketed GW’s letter to him of 3 May in part: “Answerd. 6th May.”
I wrote Colo. Harrison on the 21st Ulto from Morristown informing him of the disagreable peice of intelligence which I had that day received, of the Illness of Colo. Hamilton, and of my intention to set out immediately for Peeks Kill with all possible dispatch. I accordingly arrived here yesterday morning about 9 oClock, w[h]ere I found Colo. Hamilton much worse than I expected, labouring...
Dear Gibbs :—If your attempt upon Rhode Island should prove [fortunate], and I think there is scarce a possibility of its failure, unless a superior Fleet should compel Count d’Estaing to quit his station; you will have it much in your power to provide for the use of this family, many articles of which you know we stand in much need—as also some things which I should be glad to procure for my...
A Trunk of mine No. 4 (which the inclosed Key will open ) is not more than half filled. I intended to have compleated the package with my Bed blankets, but on enquiry, found they had been sent down to the Marquis (which I am sorry for, as I hardly expect to see them again, or much dirtied if I do). Under these circumstances I wish you to fill the Trunk No. 4 with the best of those blankets...