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Letter not found: from the Board of War, 25 Oct. 1779 . GW wrote the Board of War on 19 Nov.: “I have duly received your several favors of the 25th of Octbr and the 2d 8th 10th and 13th of this month.”
Letter not found: from the Board of War, 27 Dec. 1777. GW wrote the Board of War on 2–3 Jan . 1778 that “Your several Letters of the 23d, 24th & 27th Ulto have been recieved.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 10 Sept. 1779. On 18 Sept., GW wrote William Woodford and Peter Muhlenberg: “I have just received the Arrangement of the Virginia line from the Board of War—as settled at Middle Brook in March—which I inclose with a Copy of the Board’s Letter of the 10th Instant.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 26 March. GW wrote the Board of War on 29 March : “I have the honor to receive your favours of the 25th and 26th with the Commissions mentioned for the Connecticut Officers.”
Letter not found: from the Board of War, 28 Dec. 1777. On 2–3 Jan. 1778 GW wrote the Board of War : “Your Favors of the 28th & 30 Ulto came to hand this Morning.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 8 July 1779. GW wrote the Board of War on 11 July: “I am this morning honored with your letters of the 3 and 8th.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 28 September. On 2 Oct., GW wrote to the Board of War: “I have this moment received yours of the 28th inclosing a Resolve of the same date directing the detention of Majors General Phillips and Reidhesel and their families untill the further order of Congress.” For an indication of additional contents of this letter, see GW to Abraham Skinner, 2 October.
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 30 Sept. 1779. On 8 Oct., GW wrote the Board of War: “I have been honored with yours of the 30th ulto on the subject of Major Francis Murray’s exchange for the Hessian Major Stein lately captured.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 26 Feb. 1779. GW wrote the Board of War on 4 March : “I recd yours of the 26 inclosing papers relating to the arrangement of the Army.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 16 Sept. 1779. On 22 Sept., GW wrote the Board of War: “I was yesterday honored with yours of the 16th: the general Return of Military Stores accompanying it was delivered safely to me.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 15 July 1779. GW wrote the Board of War on 22 July: “I have now to acknowledge the Honor of Your Several Letters of the 28 Ulto and of the 10th 11th 14th & 15th Instant with the several papers & Commissions to which they refer.” GW also wrote the Board of War on 25 July: “I am honored with your two letters of the 15th and 16th.”
Letter not found : from the Virginia Board of War, 18 Sept. 1779. On 20 Oct., GW wrote James Innes, a member of that board: “I have been honoured with the Board’s letter of the 18th Ulto.”
Letter not found: from the Board of War, 24 Dec. 1777. In his letter to Henry Laurens of 1 Jan. 1778, GW refers to receiving a letter from the secretary of the board of the “24th ulto,” and in his letter to the Board of War of 2–3 Jan., GW writes that “Your several Letters of the 23d, 24th & 27th Ulto have been recieved.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 16 July 1779. GW wrote the Board of War on 25 July: “I am honored with your two letters of the 15th and 16th.”
Letter not found: from the Board of War, 28 Oct. 1779 . GW wrote Joseph Reed on 25 Nov. referencing “the Board of War in a Letter of the 28th of October” (see also GW to the Board of War, 6 Dec.).
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 7 Sept. 1778. On 14 Sept., GW wrote the board : “On sunday night I had the honor to receive your favors of the 5th & 7th Instant.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 23 Feb. 1779. GW wrote the Board of War on 26 Feb. : “I am honored with yours of the 19th 22d and 23d instants with their several enclosures.” In a letter of 13 April from the Board of War to GW, it is explained that the letter of 23 Feb. discusses the disputed promotion of Maj. Francis Nichols and presents “all we know of the Arrangement & the Concern...
Letter not found: from the Board of War, 30 Dec. 1777. In his letter to the Board of War of 2–3 Jan. 1778 , GW wrote: “Your Favors of the 28th & 30 Ulto came to hand this Morning.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 9 Sept. 1779. On 18 Sept., GW wrote the Board of War: “I have been honored with yours of the 9th inclosing an abstract of the powder brought in by Capt. Ashmead.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 27 Feb. 1779. GW wrote the Board of War on 4 March : “I have been honoured with yours of the 25 ulto... and of the 27th with papers respecting the dispute of Rank between Majors Murray, Mentges and Nichols.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 6 Aug. 1779. On 16 Aug., GW wrote the Board of War: “I am favd with yours of the 6th.” At the end of its letter to GW of 14 Aug. , the Board of War added the following note: “The resolves & instructions for the ⟨hide⟩ department forwarded to H. Quarters the 6th inst.”
Hopewell Township [ New Jersey ] June 24, 1778 . The council decided against a general action against the British. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. The questions asked of the council are printed in GW John C. Fitzpatrick, ed., The Writings of George Washington (Washington, 1931–1944). , XII, 115–17.
Letter not found: from the Board of War, 13 Nov. 1779 . GW wrote the Board of War on 19 Nov.: “I have duly received your several favors of the 25th of Octbr and the 2d 8th 10th and 13th of this month.”
Letter not found: from the Board of War, 14 Dec. 1777. On 22 Dec. GW wrote the Board of War : “Your favor of the 14th Inst. I received on Saturday Evening.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 14 Aug. 1778. On 28 Aug., GW wrote the board : “Your favor of the 14th Instant has been duly received.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 25 Feb. 1779. GW wrote the Board of War on 4 March : “I have been honoured with yours of the 25 ulto inclosing papers relative to the opposition of the officers of the 1st Penna Regt to Capt. McKissacks introduction into that Corps.”
Letter not found: from the Board of War, 2 Nov. 1779 . GW wrote the Board of War on 19 Nov.: “I have duly received your several favors of the 25th of Octbr and the 2d 8th 10th and 13th of this month” (see also GW’s first letter to the Board of War, 23 Nov.).
Letter not found: from the Board of War, 23 Dec. 1777. In his letter to the Board of War of 2–3 Jan. 1778 , GW writes that “Your several Letters of the 23d, 24th & 27th Ulto have been recieved.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 30 March 1779. GW wrote in his first letter to the Board of War of 4 April : “I have had the Honor to receive your favors of the 30th & 31st Ulto and two of the 1st Inst.—with the several papers to which they refer.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 9 Aug. 1779. On 21 Aug., GW wrote the Board of War: “I received the Boards Letter of the 9th.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 5 Sept. 1778. On 14 Sept., GW wrote the board : “On sunday night I had the honor to receive your favors of the 5th & 7th Instant.”
Letter not found: from the Board of War, 29 Sept. 1778. In his letter to the Board of War of 5 Oct. , GW refers to: “the letter which you did me the honor to write on the 29th Ulto.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 10 July 1779. GW wrote the Board of War on 22 July: “I have now to acknowledge the Honor of Your Several Letters of the 28 Ulto and of the 10th 11th 14th & 15th Instant with the several papers & Commissions to which they refer.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 11 July 1779. GW wrote the Board of War on 22 July: “I have now to acknowledge the Honor of Your Several Letters of the 28 Ulto and of the 10th 11th 14th & 15th Instant with the several papers & Commissions to which they refer.”
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 14 July 1779. GW wrote the Board of War on 22 July: “I have now to acknowledge the Honor of Your Several Letters of the 28 Ulto and of the 10th 11th 14th & 15th Instant with the several papers & Commissions to which they refer.”
Letter not found: from the Board of War, c.31 Dec. 1778. On 1 Jan. 1779 GW wrote Brig. Gen. William Smallwood : “The inclosed was addressed to me by the Board of War at the request of Mr Rutherford.”
The inclosed is a copy of a letter we have just dispatched to Lt Colo. White. We thought if these suspicions were well founded that it was of consequence your Excellency should be made acquainted with the facts; & they might coincide with other circumstances which may fall within your immediate knowledge. If any satisfactory intelligence should be recd it shall be forwarded without delay. We...
We have the Honour to transmitt your Excellency Copy of a Letter to Congress from Brigadier General Irvine referred to the Board. As we think this like all other Disputes about Rank should go in the usual Line we request your Excellency will be pleased to lay it before a Board of Officers & on your Certificate we will report to Congress. As Col. Magaw who is absent may perhaps be affected by...
We have been honoured with your Excellency’s Letter of the 23d I have given Orders to the Comissy Genl of Military Stores in Consequence. As many Colours as possible shall be provided but until we recieve the Articles from France, of which we have lately had agreeable Accounts, we cannot have the Standards prepared agreeably to the Plan proposed vizt to have two for every regt—one the Standard...
Letter not found: from the Board of War, 12 Oct. 1776. On 22 Oct. Robert Hanson Harrison wrote to the Board of War: “I am directed by his Excellency, whose business has called him from hence, to acknowledge his receipt of your Favors of the 12th and 15th Instt, and to inform you in Answer to the first, that he will mention the case of the French Gentn to Genl Lee, and obtain his Opinion as to...
So many of the soldiers are taken from the ranks for various purposes, and so many troops detached for the defence of the frontiers, that ’tis with much regret we intimate the necessity of detaching more: yet the facts stated in the inclosed papers seem to require it. The letter from Lt Colo. Dorrance was brought down by Lieut. Buck, who will have the honour of delivering this to your...
The board have the honor to inclose the copy of a letter from Coll Broadhead for your Excellency’s consideration. The Military Stores are already forwarded agreeable to your request of sometime ago; And the board have reported to Congress, that six blank commissions should be sent to Col. Broadhead, to be filled up with the Names of such faithful Indians of the Delaware Tribe, as he shall...
In consequence of Mr Boudinot’s information handed to us by your Excellency in May last, relative to a Mr Hallet, then Chaplain to the Confederacy, he was brought before us and examined. We found he had formerly recd from your Excellency recruiting orders to raise an independent company; which not being able to effect, he was about January 1778 discharged, after settling his accounts, as...
Providence, 5 May 1776 . Ask GW to consider their “unhappy situation. . . . at present we are confin’d in a criminals Goal, which smells intollerably, no manner of Bed to lay on, or even allowd so much as a Blanket to cover us. . . . we understand this treatment is occasion’d by a Mr Stanhope, having forfeited his parole.” LS , DLC:GW . Although this letter is docketed in Robert Hanson...
Since we had the Honor of addressing your Excellency by Mr Thompson, we received your favor of the 2d instant enclosing a proposition of Genl Varnum’s for raising a Battalion of Negroes. We in our Letter of the 15th current, of wh. we send a Duplicate, have fully represented our present circumstances and the many difficulties we Labor under in respect to our filling up the Continental...
The Board have been honoured with yours of the 22d enclosing Letters to Col. Bland & Lt Col. Washington. Copies of the Resolve of Congress have been sent to the Officers commanding these Regiments merely for their Information. The Board avoid in all Cases except by the immediate Direction of Congress giving any Orders about the Movement of Troops presuming these Matters more properly to come...
The board request your Excellency’s opinion upon the Subject of the inclosed memorandum of Genl Green; dictated by the necessities of the Public. The boats mentioned are about 70, or 80 in number, & will command £14.00. or £1500 each. and not more than 100 barrels of Tar will be wanted for several months to come. I have the honor to be with the highest respect Yr Excellencys Most Obed. Hble...
By a letter just received from Capt. Starr it appears that many tanners in Connecticut are possessed of public leather, having received hides of the commissaries or officers of the troops which have been stationed in or marched thro’ that state; and that now they offer him in exchange shoes so bad that he is obliged to refuse to take them. They say they will give him better shoes if he will...
For some time after the corps of artificers & Coren’s company of artillery for the laboratory were raised by Colonel Flower, pursuant to your Excellency’s orders, there was a good agreement between them: but at length the officers of artillery (themselves artificers) affected to despise the other officers, to whom the stile of artificers was annexed; and obeyed with reluctance the orders of...
The inclosed letter from General Thompson is transmitted to your Excellency to correct a mistake he made of the name of a captain in the 21st British regt proposed to be exchanged on parole, the board being informed that the determination of the matter is by Congress referred to your Excellency. We are, with great respect, your very obedt servants ALS , DLC:GW ; copy, MHi : Pickering Papers....