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I was the last evening honored with yours of the 28th—Shall take measures with messeurs Sands to close the matter of the damaged provisions, and write lieutenant-colonel Badlam respecting ensign Robinson. Enclosed your Excellency will find a letter from major Maxwell of the 25th and the latest papers I have received. Major Maxwell arrived here the last evening—he has been relieved by major...
I was honored with yours of the 8th the day before yesterday. I have directed returns to be made conformably, immediately. Those from the regiments here shall be forwarded without delay—those from the two New Hampshire regiments at the northward, and colonel Sheldon’s dragoons cannot be obtained until some time hence. I was at loss whether your Excellency had called upon the New Jersey and New...
Yesterday at Ten oClock A:M. a Sloop or Frigate Came through Hell Gate and Came to Anchor near L[a] Brune where she remained untill about Twelve when She Came to Sail and Stood to the Eastward, and was Soon out of Sight Just at night another Ship Came through Hell Gate, and this morning is at Anchor in Harlem River, not far from Montizure’s Island—These movements seem to indicate an Intention...
I have not been honored with a Line from you since the 8th Inst. I have seen a copy of your Excellency’s Letter to Major General Putnam in which the then debilitated State of the Army in the Jerseys in mentioned which is truly surprising, as we have been constantly told that the Army under your immediate Command consisted of 15. or 16000. Men, and that you were vastly superior to the Enemy in...
I have this moment received a letter from captain Pray dated yesterday (the 6th instant) in which he observes— "Upon the arrival of the last packet from England, which was last tuesday, the troops which were embarked were immediately ordered to disembark—and a packet immediately sent to Charlestown. "I believe we may depend on it, that the refugees are not permitted to come out under arms for...
Not long since I received a Letter from Colo. Sam. B. Webb, informing me that the fortune of War had thrown him into the Hands of the Enemy, that he was admitted on parole, and was very desirous if possible to effect an Exchange for some British Officer in our hands. As Colo. Webb is an active and good Officer, I beg leave to recommend him to your Excellency’s particular attention, and as an...
I have been honored with your two favors of the 27th have desired Colonel Hay to forward fifty head of the largest Cattle from the Eastward to Albany, to be sent from thence to Fort Schuyler. Have ordered the Rhode Island Regiment, to march and hutt near Robinsons Mills—Have forwarded the letter to Colo. Sheldon, and ordered a Detachment to patrole on the Lines. I have the honor to be with the...
This moment the 1st and 5th New york Regiments arrived here from Albany. this is altogether unexpected to me but it seems by the enclosed Copy of orders from Genl Clinton to Colonel Willet that it is conformable to your Excellencys instructions. As I know not what other instructions you may have given to General Clinton I am at loss what order to give respecting these Regiments, but, if they...
I am this moment honored with yours of this date, I had in view the Object you are pleased to mention, except the bringing up the forage by water, as your Excellency will observe by mine of this morning, The reinforcement is gone down, I am happy in having appointed Lt Colo. Hull to the Command, the person mentioned, by General McDougall is Colonel Hughes D.Q.M., he is now at Albany, but...
I forward three Deserters, one from the 23rd Regt One from the Hessian Riflemen, and the other from the Vulture Sloop of war. The former is one of the New recruits, and relates some particulars which if true makes the Enemy boasted reinforcment very Small, The Hessian is a very Intelligent man, Says he is an Apothecary, Docter Ledyard who is present wishes that he may be allowed to take him...