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We have just been informed of a Circumstance, which were it not so well Authenticated, I should scarcely think credible; It is that Col. Allan who with his small party was defeated & taken prisoner near Montreal, has been treated without regard to decency, humanity, or the rules of War—That he has been thrown into Irons & Suffers all the hardships inflicted upon common Felons. I think it my...
Your Favours, the first of the 28th Ultimo and the two last of the 9th Instant with their Inclosures I received —I am happy to hear of your being better, and heartily wish that you may be soon perfectly recovered from your Indisposition. I should have been very glad, if Mr Carlton had not made his Escape, I trust e’re long he will be in our Hands, as I think we shall get possession of Quebec,...
2053General Orders, 19 December 1775 (Washington Papers)
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Since writing you of this date, the Letter herewith Inclosed was put into my hands by Mr Eustice, who is in part the subject of it; thinking it necessary that you should be acquainted with the contents, & a safe oppertunity offering by Mr Irwin. I do myself the honour of Inclosing it, to shew more fully to Congress the views of Lord Dunmore. I am Sir Yr Most Obedt Sert ALS , DNA:PCC , item...
2055General Orders, 20 December 1775 (Washington Papers)
In Consequence of a Complaint exhibited by the Colonels and commanding Officers of Corps, in the Brigade upon Winter hill, on the 20th of October last, against Commissary Genl Trumbull; His Excellency is pleased to order a Court of enquiry to sit to morrow at Eleven in the fore-noon, to examine into the Cause thereof —Major General Putnam, with the Brigadiers Sullivan, Green & Heath, to...
The Letter accompanying of this was wrote before your favour of the 19th pr Express came to hand. Under my present Instruction’s and more especially, in my present Situation, I could not justify the sending of a Regiment from these Lines to you unless there was an apparent design of Landing a body of Ministerial Troops on Rhode Island; at present, I do not think this is to be apprehended, as a...
2057General Orders, 21 December 1775 (Washington Papers)
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2058General Orders, 22 December 1775 (Washington Papers)
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2059General Orders, 23 December 1775 (Washington Papers)
The Colonels and commanding Officers of the new established Regiments, will each of them receive on Monday next from the Adjt Genl a Warrant for Eight hundred Dollars, to pay their men for their Blankets; an exact Account of the distribution of this money is to be kept, and render’d when called for, particularizing the mens names, the Companies they belong to, and the towns they come from. The...
Notwithstanding the great pains taken by the Quarter Master General, to procure Blanketts for the Army, he finds it impossible to procure a Number Sufficient—he has tryed the different places to the Southward without Success, as what were there are engaged to Supply the wants of the Troops in each place. Our Soldiers are in great distress & I know of no way to remedy the evil than applying to...