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I was last evening honored with your Excellency’s letter of the 11 instant. General Gates informs me that he has written to your Excellency fully on the subject of his joining the army. I enclose a late resolve of Congress which respects him—and a resolve approving the sentence of the Court Martial which tried General McDougal. I wrote some days since on the subject of Hazen’s regiment. I have...
I have called on Col. Skinner for a Return of the prisoners taken at York Town shewing how many of them died in the hospitals after the surrender how many were invalided and sent home and how many the Officers were permitted to retain as servants but have not obtained it—A Return thus particular was absolutely necessary for me otherwise it is impossible to account for the prisoners. I cannot...
The committee on ways and means have now before them the resolves of Congress of the 4th instant in which part of the necessary supplies for the next campaign are apportioned on the several States—as also their circular letter calling in the most rational and energetic terms for a speedy and punctual compliance. It is with pleasure, I can assure your Excellency, that this State convinced of...
I was yesterday honored with your Excellency, favor of the 7th. The matter, of partial exchanges, is now before Congress I have given them an extract of your letter to me on the subject—I think it will not pass. I have solicited the attention of Congress to the case of Captain Asgill, and have requested them to pass on the doings of the British court martial on the trial of Captain Lippencut....
Memorandum of Agreement for Liberation of British prisoners of War—agreed upon between the Minister at War & the Commander in Chief 19th Aprl 1783 Orders to be given as soon as possible for their Liberation—& to commence thier March. Sir Guy Carleton to be informed that it is at his Option whether they march all the Way thro the Country—or be conveyed partly by Water—Those of Frederick Town &...