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I have recd yours of this date, and was a few days ago favd with a letter from Genl Clinton inclosing a Brigade Court Martial upon Jno. Yeomans of your Regt by the sentence of which he is capitally convicted. The Judgment of the Court appears very proper and the Offender from his Crimes suitable to make an example of; but as I have been under the necessity of inflicting the punishment of death...
Fredericksburg [ New York ] October 27, 1778 . Is pleased that D’Estaing will soon be able to put to sea. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
In the Letter, which I had the honor of addressing to you on the 18 Instant—I mentioned the scanty size of many of the Blankets, which had come to the hands of the Cloathier. By this conveyance by Wm Jones, I think it proper to send one for the inspection of the Board—by which they will find—how much we have been deceived—and the public imposed on in this essential article of supply; and also...
I have read Your Excellency’s two favours of the 18th and 21st, with all the pleasure, which the perusal of your letters never fails to inspire, and which naturally attends the communications of those in whom we are warmly interested. I rejoice with you in the prospect of your being so soon in a state to resume the sea—I cannot but ardently desire, that an opportunity may speedily be offered...
I have been favoured with your Letter of the 21st Instant. I have not received General Du Portails plan of the works necessary for the defence of Boston and therefore, cannot determine the propriety of it. My wish is, that such works as are essential to its safety—and only such—may be erected. With respect to Captain McFall, as I know nothing of him—I can say nothing. He may be sincere in his...