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Monsieur, Les Courtiers ten Kate du temps que j’etais dans les Affaires ont eu l’entree Libre chez moi, je les crois capables, Mais je les ai trouves si interressables pour Eúx memes que je ne pouvais jamais terminer avec Eux, quand au Sieur van Vloten je crois que sa Residance est a Utrecht et qu’il a des bonnes occasions pour placer de L’argent des Habitants de cette Province qui pourtant ne...
The brokers Ten Kate, had free entry at my house when I was in business. I think them capable, but I found them so liable to influence through their own interests that I never could close with them. As to Mr. van Vlooten, I think his residence is at Utrecht, and that he has fair opportunities of placing the money of citizens of that Province, who are not, however, capitalists enough to set in...
Watchword Be ready For the Day Tomorrow Brigadier General Glover Colonel Greaton Lieutenant Colonel Basset Major Wallbridge Brigade Major Ashley Captain Converse is to do the duty of Brigade Major and Inspector to the 2nd Connecticut brigade in the absence of Major Woodbridge. Lieutenant Henry Cunningham is appointed the Quarter-Master to the 2nd Regiment of Artillery from the 21st of June...
Being on an seperate Out Post and Exposed to many Difficulties not unknown to your Excellency, the Contractor of this County having for some time Past supplied My Corps with flower and Beef till it was put out of his Power (as he says) by the Great Quantity of Beef and other Articles taking out of the County by the Armey to supply me any longer I sent to the super Intendant of this State for a...
I have recd yours of this date. The detachment under your command not being considered in the Continental pay, or under my direction, you cannot with propriety apply to me for provision. The State will, no doubt, upon your application to them, give proper orders in the Matter. I should not refer you to the State, had I any authority to supply you. I am Sir Yr most obt Servt DLC : Papers of...
From Doctor B urnet I have Receiv’d intelligence that there has been a very hott press in Newyork, and that Admiral Rodney is going to sail—If we Believe the Report, the Mayor himself was with the press gang and the Cartmen were taken in the streets which shows that they are in hurry to set out—I am taking the Best Measures I Can to hear from the islands, But nothing may be so certain as the...
The Manifest necessity of an immediate supply of money for the public service, & the difficulty I am sure there will be in obtaining it from the Court at Versailles, induce me to suggest to your Excellency that, in my judgment, nothing will promote the attainment of it more than your opinion made known to that Court, of its being indispensible to the continuance of the War. The very high...
Mr and Mrs Lloyd present their respectful compliments to His Excellency General Washington They fully intended themselves the honour of waiting on His Excellency on their way throught this State—but the very rapid aproach of Winter, and the Childredn being somewhat indisposed to day, obliges Mr Ll: to settle his Family at Philadelphia, or in Maryland before he can have the honour of being at...
Being appointed to the command at this place think it my duty to communicate to your Excelency every inteligence of importance that comes to my knowledge—I am well informed the Enemy intends to make a push into our salt Meadows in order to take of all the sa l t hay they can come at, if such a thing should take place it will greatly distress the inhabitants of this place & the adjasant country...
I have this Day received Notice of my promotion; and am also favor’d with the present Establishment of the Army. When I left Camp I had no Intention of joining the Army again unless the restoration of my Health should enable me to reassume a Command for the present Campaign; I had therefore turnd my Attention to resuming some Station in civil Life, and joining my pursuits With those of my...