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ALS : American Philosophical Society Please to accept of my sincere acknowledgements for the trouble you have had some time ago of forwarding a Letter to my Son at St. Domingo, which got safely to his hands, and upon the encouragement I have had from him, have sent my Second Son to Philadelphia under the Care of Mr. Morris; I have two Left, which I intend likewise to dedicate to America, for I...
ALS : American Philosophical Society The dispatches you intrusted me with some time past, I had the pleasure of duly delivering to Congress— altho your Joint letter with Messrs. Deane & Lee, for which am much Oblidged, must say met with but a Cool reception, scarsely gave me money sufficient to bear my travelling expences from the place they set to a sea port after waiting three weeks for...
ALS : American Philosophical Society My it please your Excellency, that on examination of those bills, which we shall have to pay in the Month of decemr: next, we found they were only amounting to Bk. Mey [Bank Money] f. 12316—instead of f. 12366—as we adviced wrong by our last of the 25th. September and that we have now taken the liberty to draw in consequence on Your Excellency our three...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Since I shall have the honour (and I shall ever esteem it a great one) of seeing you at Passy to-morrow morning, I would not at this hour trouble you with a letter, if I were not extremely anxious to be honoured with your company at dinner, and consequently fearful lest you should be previously engaged on the day when I shall have the happiness of becoming...
15General Orders, 2 October 1780 (Washington Papers)
For the day Tomorrow Brigadier General Patterson Colonel Tupper Lieutenant Colonel Sill Major Knapp Brigade Major Rice DLC : Papers of George Washington.
His Excellency Genl Washington has fix’d the Hour at 12 o Clock this Day. I am Sr Yr Most Obedt Servt NNU-F : Richard Maass Collection.
I have just received information that about six thousand Men are embarked & embarking some say they are destined for Rhoad Island some for Pensylvania and others that they are going to Virginia It is said that all the Pennsylvania Refugees are to go on Board the Fleet It is also said that part of their Cavalry are to go. The Man I wrote to you about in my last Letter is up in this neighborhood...
The Medical Department was under the consideration of a Committee before I left Congress and will it is probable undergo a change, that may curtail the number of the present appointments—should this be the case and the new arrangement take place before I return ( which at present it is my intention to do before Christmas) I shall recommend to the support of the Virginia Delegates the Gentlemen...
A Note I have from General Green leaves me in doubt if his Memory had served him to relate to you with Exactness the Substance of the Conversation that had passed between him & myself on the Subject of Major André. In an Affair of so much Consequence to my Friend, to the two Armies, and Humanity, I would leave no Possibility of a Misunderstanding and therefore take the Liberty to put in...
You will be pleased on the receipt of this to return with the two State Regiments of Connecticut to your former station upon the sound, or to any other to which you may be ordered by His Excellency Gov. Trumbull. I am &c. DLC : Papers of George Washington.