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Enclosed are the proceedings of a General Court Martial on Lieut. Sampson, and Amos Bennett a Soldier, they were handed me yesterday. I have the honor to be with the greatest respect your Excellency Most Obedt Servt MHi : Heath Papers.
Letter not found : from Maj. Gen. William Heath, 24 July 1779. GW wrote Heath on this day: “Your favor of this morning inclosing a letter from Captain Hopkins I have just received.”
Four prisoners of war, belonging to Delancys corps, are just sent to this post; they were a patroling party, sent out by Delancy the day before yesterday, and were taken by a reconnoitring party of six men from Major Maxwell’s detachment—The four are all wounded, a fifth so badly, as obliged our party to leave him at Sing sing—two others of the party ran off. I have the honor to be, With the...
I am honored with Your Excellencys letter of this date, covering two to general Sir Guy Carleton, they are forwarded by Express to Dobbs ferry, to be sent to the enemies out Post. I shall hold myself in readiness to execute Your Excellencys commands as express’d in Your letter. I have the honor to be with the highest respect Your Excellencys Most Obedient Servant DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Some of the Regiments have not a Sufficiency of metal to make Buttons for the Soldiers Cloathing Lt Colo. Hull informs me that Mr Ruddock Commissary Military Stores at Fishkill has some Pewter or Blo ck Tin in Store if your Excellency thinks proper to give an order for the delivery of what may be wanting, Colonel Hull mentions Fifteen or Twenty lb. for the Regt which he recommends—I have the...
Letter not found : from William Heath, 9 Oct. 1779. On 9 Oct., GW wrote Heath: “I have received your favor of to-day.”
The enclosed proceedings of a general court-martial were handed to me this evening, and are submitted to your excellency’s determination. I have the honor to be With the greatest respect Your Excellency’s Most obedient servant, DLC : Papers of George Washington.
I take the liberty to enclose the two latest New York papers that have come to my hand. Two deserters from the enemy who came in this morning, inform me it was reported five or six days since, that there was a hot press for seamen in New York—that it was said a detachment from the grenadiers and other corps were to embark; but the embarkation had not taken place, nor was the destination known....
Letter not found: from Maj. Gen. William Heath, 9 May 1777. GW wrote Heath on 18 May : “Your favour of the 9th instant by Capt: Mullen is this day handed me.”
Letter not found : from William Heath, 8 Sept. 1779. On 8 Sept., GW wrote Heath: “I have just now received yours of this date.”
The enclosed returns were received the last evening and this morning. I have the honor to be most respectfully your Excellencys most Obedt Servt MHi : Heath Papers.
Letter not found: from Maj. Gen. William Heath, 13 Dec. 1776. On 21 Dec. GW wrote to Heath : “I have been favoured with yours of the 13th Instt.”
From the advanced season of the year, I beg leave to submit to your excellency’s consideration whether it is not time to take some measures for procuring a supply of fuel for the garrison of West-point the approaching winter. Any mode which your excellency may think proper to direct, shall be carried into execution. I have the honor to be, With the greatest respect, Your Excellency’s Most...
The Enclosed came to hand a few minutes Since from Colonel Olney, having several Letters in my hand I broke the Seal of one of them, before I found my mistake that it was not addressd to me, I beg your Excellency’s Pardon for this inadvertence and assure myself your goodness will excuse it. I have the honor to be with the greatest respect Your Excellencys Most Obed. Servt MHi : Heath Papers.
The enclosed News paper came to hand the last evening, altho it is not of a very late date but the latest I have received. I have the honor to be with the highest respect your Excellencys most Obedt Servt MHi : Heath Papers.
To accommodate the officers of the 2nd Massachusetts Regiment, I have this day consented that Lieut. Joshua Danforth should be paymaster to the regiment in the room of Lieut. Storer and that Lieut. Ames take the place of Lieut. Crock of the Same Regiment, have mentioned it in my orders of this day, and hope your Excellencys approbation, I have the honor to be with the greatest respect Your...
Enclosed is Just come to hand with the person who was Sent up a few Days Since a Deserter from the Enemy on their late excursion to Haverstraw. I have the honor to be with the greatest respect your Excellencys most Obedt Sert MHi : Heath Papers.
I am just informed by express from Fish kill that Counte Chatilieux arrived there from the Eastward Yesterday afternoon. He will be here this day and I apprehend will proceed to Head quarters this afternoon, or to morrow. Every thing Respecting the grand forage has gone on very well hitherto. The Troops are now crossing the Ferry. I have the honor to be With the greatest respect Your...
Letter not found : from William Heath, 10 Aug. 1779. On 10 Aug., GW wrote Heath: “I have to acknowlege your favor of this day with its inclosure to your address from Gen: Nixon.”
The enclosed newspaper, letters, &c. I have received from Captain Pray, this morning. I have the honor to be With the greatest respect, Your Excellency’s Most obedient servant DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Letter not found : from William Heath, 29 Sept. 1779. On this date, GW wrote Heath: “I have been favd with yours of this date.”
Letter not found : from William Heath, 17 Sept. 1779. On 18 Sept., GW wrote Heath: “I have your favors of the 14th & 17th.”
The last evening I was honored with yours of yesterday Shall attend to its Injunctions. a quantity of Flour has Just arrived which has relieved us from great distress. I have the honor to be with the greatest respect Your Excellencys most obedt Servt MHi : Heath Papers.
I arrived here yesterday after noon, shall proceed to the army the moment I can pack up my papers Baggage &c. and the Quarter Master can furnish me with waggons to receive and transport them. I have the honor to be with the greatest respect your Excellencys most Obedt Servt MHi : Heath Papers.
I do myself the honor to Transmit Intelligence received about Ten oClock the last night from Brigr Genl Parsons. I have the honor to be very respectfully your Excellencys Most Obedient Servt W. Heath P.S. No report this morning. ADfS , MHi : Heath Papers. The enclosure has not been identified.
Enclosed is a New York paper of the 2—the latest I have received. Major Knap, who now commands on the lines, writes me that the enemy have sent up a number of field-pieces to the north end of York island—and that the 17 light dragoons continue towards Kingsbridge—that some are of opinion the enemy intend an excursion to some part of the lines. I have the honor to be with the greatest respect,...
The enclosed is this moment put into my hand. While your Excellency is with the army, I think it improper for me to grant warrants impress—I therefore beg leave to submit the necessity of an impress warrant being granted for the purposes within mentioned. The case, most certainly, is very urgent. I have the honor to be With the greatest respect, Your Excellency’s Most obedient servant, DNA :...
I have been honored with yours of the 17th covering several queries, &c.—copy of the queries I have given to major-general Howe and brigadier-general Paterson; should have done the same to baron de Steuben, but he left West-point yesterday afternoon. If your Excellency should not communicate the queries to him before his return I will do it afterwards. I will also state to, and obtain the...
I was honoured with yours of the 22nd last evening—wrote major Ashley to order mr Darking to return immediately within the enemy’s lines, and have written brigadier-general Birch on the subject, conformably to your excellency’s directions. The letter from governor Livingston to general sir Guy Carleton has been forwarded to Dobbs’s ferry. The enclosed from captain Pray was received this...
Letter not found : from William Heath, 2 Sept. 1779. On 2 Sept., GW wrote Heath: “When yours of this morning came to Head Quarters, I was from home.”