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By order of Major Genl Gates Commanding this Department, I have removed the Cloathing Store for the Troops of the Northern Department to this place, which he intends shall be the place of residence for the Commissary of Cloathing for the Northern Army. By his advice I have the Honor to inform your Excellency that in Feby last was a Year, there was left in the Public Store at Albany committed...
Fredericksburg [ New York ] September 24, 1778 . Orders Measam to Hartford and Springfield to supervise repacking of clothing that is being forwarded from Boston. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Measam was deputy clothier general of the Army.
The Board of War having directed that the cloathing which is to come on from Boston for the use of the army should be deposited in the first instance at Springfie[l]d and Hartford, there to be sorted and repacked and afterwards brought on to the army—You will proceed to those places and superintend the execution of this business, with all practicable dispatch; provided it can be done...
The situation of the army with respect to blankets stockings and shoes is so distressing that I am to desire you will forward on those articles from Springfield & Hartford with all possible dispatch; particularly the shoes, for want of which a great part of the men would be incapable of marching any distance, should it become ever so necessary. You will therefore send on the shoes in the first...
I am just arrived from Springfield and have the honour of meeting your Excelleny’s Letter of the 2d from Fish Kill; in answer to which, Major Bigelow has forwarded to Head Qua[r]ters by the way of Fredericksburg, 3129 pr Shoes, 6 Bales Blankets, (about 600) and 2612 prs Hose; he has sent a Conductor with them with some directions to General Parsons, requesting his assistance to enable the...
Fredericksburg [ New York ] October 9, 1778 . Asks that clothing be repacked and delivered immediately. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
I am favoured with your letter of the 4th instant. The several particulars contained in it shall be considered and any measures that may appear necessary in consequence, taken. There is one part of it, however which demands my immediate attention. You wish to have regimental returns made of the cloathing wanted for each regiment in order to make it up in parcels answerable to those returns—for...
Since I had the honor to write to your Excelcy the 4th Instant from Hartford I hastened to this place to forward on to your Excellency’s order the Shoes, Hose and Blankets from this place. Col: Smith the D.Q. Mr General was promised Waggons yesterday, but they could not be obtained; this day without fail I believe will set off all the Shoes (about 7000) in Store, the Hose and Blankets so soon...
I recd yours of the 10th by Major Nicholas and was very glad to hear that so large a quantity of Cloathing had got forward to Springfeild. There being but two kinds of Coats and all the Waistcoats and Breeches being alike, will make the issuing infinitely less troublesome than had there been a variety of Uniforms. All that you have now to do is to send them forward with the utmost expedition....
Letter not found: from George Measam, 19 Oct. 1778. Measam wrote GW on 20 Oct. : “In my last of yesterday I advised your Excellency that I had sent off nearly all the Blankets in this Store 6 Bales and a Hhd remaining.”