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my last was of the 2d Instant, covering a Return of the Troops forwarded from this place total 1694, since which only a small detachment of my Regt has come in, who are to March to Morrow. I take the liberty of laying before your Excellency the Inclosed act of Assembly, by which you will find that the Officers of the last Regts orderd by Congress are precluded the priviledge of recruiting in...
I have the Honour to transmit at this Time Copies of three Letters from Generals Sullivan, Green, and Knox to Congress, the Receipt of which, as the Contents were highly derogatory to the Honour and Justice of Congress, could not fail to be extremely displeasing. They have therefore come to the enclosed Resolve on the Subject, to which, as it clearly expresses their Sense of the Impropriety of...
By Order of the Council of Safety of this State, General Winds has collected 200 of our Militia, to proceed to the County of Bergen, under the Command of Major Hayes of Newark, (a prudent and active Officer) to apprehend such disaffected Persons in that County, as the Council of Safety think it most necessary for the Public Interest to commit to Jail; and to enable the Commissioners for...
Yesterday a supply of about 1800 pairs shoes & stockings went to head Quarters They would been sent a few days sooner but I could not get waggons. the day that I had the honor of your Excellencys directions for a supply of Shoes I received the Account of the clothing from the Eastward being at Fishkill & fully expected shoes would been sent from thence as I had given directions for that...
The Generals & Officers in the Northern Department complain heavily of a great Want of Arms & Cloathing for the Troops under their Command. The Field Officers of the New Hampshire Regiments have represented the Matter in the strongest Terms, & yet the greatest Quantities of both Arms & Clothes have arrived in their State. Mr Langdon, the Agent for the States at Portsmouth, gives himself credit...