Search help
Documents filtered by: Date="1780-06-14"
Results 1-10 of 20 sorted by date (ascending)
  • |<
  • <<
  • <
  • Page 1
  • >
  • >>
  • >|
I think it my duty to inform you that I have wrote several Letters to his Excellency Dr. Franklin desiring to know by what authority I was Kept from my Ship, I inclosed him an order from the Secretary of the Honble. Navy board Philadelphia the purport of which was, to take in a few goods for his use As the Ship was Ordred home by Congress, My Officers and Crew Inform me that they have also...
By the enclosed copy of a Letter I have sent Capt. Jones you will see that the dispute between him and Capt. Landais, is come to an alarming higth. The latter went on board the Alliance yesterday and has the command of her. The former has claimd the protection of the governing powers here, who will not employ force unless they have an express order for it from Above, or they come to blows on...
I am indebted to you for your favor of the 6th. The American vessels lately arriv’d in Holland, do not, that I hear of, bring any material Public news except the last which came from Boston the begining of May and informs us of the Marquis de la Fayettes arrival there and that they expected there also Monsieur de Rochambrauds army, which may be a means of giving the Enemy at N. York sufficient...
Springfield [ New Jersey ] June 14, 1780 . Orders Heard to deliver all horses to the quartermaster general and “all the Cattle unfit for immediate use to the Contractor of the Country.” Df , in writing of Richard Kidder Meade, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Signature in Meade’s writing is “AH, ADC.” When this letter was written, Heard was in Pompton, New Jersey.
[ Springfield, New Jersey ] June 14, 1780 . Sends instructions concerning cattle that is being collected by Brigadier General Nathaniel Heard. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Marsh was contractor for supplies for Essex County, New Jersey.
Two LS : American Philosophical Society; copy: National Archives I wrote a Letter of the 29th. May & Duplicates and have received no answer. I beg’d your Excellency would inform me by what authority, I was kept from my Ship, I inclosed a Copy of a Letter from the Secretary of the Honble. Navy board, at Philadelphia the purport of which was, to take in a few goods for his use as the Ship was...
ALS and copy: American Philosophical Society I Am sorry to have Occasion to write you on the Subject of all the Letters, which are addressed to you by this Courier. Captain Jones, Messrs. Moylan and Nesbit will inform you of the particulars of the outrageous Behaviour of Captain Launday, and the (original) Officers, and Crew of the Alliance, in taking Possession of Her. I will take the Liberty...
ALS : University of Pennsylvania Library; copy: Yale University Library I arrived here late last night and had only Time to see Capt Jones depart for Paris. He will inform you of the extraordinary Revolution which has happened on board of the Alliance, which from what I can learn is principaly owing to the pernicious Councils of a certain industrious Genius near here who I believe would...
9General Orders, 14 June 1780 (Washington Papers)
A Detachment to be Paraded at twelve oClock this day with two days Provisions and forty rounds ⅌ man. Major Parr to take the Command. After Orders Brigadier General Wayne will take Command of the first and Brigadier General Irvine of the second Pennsylvania Brigades. A Surgeon or Mate from the 1st Connecticut Brigade to join the detachment under Major Parr. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
I was yesterday afternoon honoured with your two Letters of the 7th & 8th Inst. In consequence of the request contained in the first I have directed Captain Bowman to repair to Philadelphia who will have the honor of presenting this to the Board. The sentence against Captain Coren will be published and confirmed in General Orders; but the proceedings at present are at the Adjutant General’s...