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I have recd your favor of the 13th Inst. At the request of Major Barber and Capt. Anderson I wrote to the Legislature of New Jersey expressing my approbation of the Exchange which was in negociation between those two Gentlemen, but it was upon the following condition, that the consent of all the Officers junior to Capt. Anderson, and who would be affected by the exchange, should be...
I have been duly favored with your several Letters of the 9th & 18th of Febry and 8th of March—I am much obliged by the particular information you have communicated in them; it is from such reports alone, I can be enabled at present to form any judgment, of the force which may be calculated upon, for the Campaign. If you judge it necessary, that the Officers, who are on the Committee for...
Your favor of the 16th reached me last Evening. I do not see that any alteration is necessary in your instructions relating to Mr Laurens—From what we yet know, he is not at liberty to leave England and therefore as much a prisoner in fact as before the extension of his limits. I am with great Regard Gentn Yr most obt servt DLC : Papers of George Washington.
I was yesterday favoured with your Letter of the 11th of March, on the subject of your retiring from service on certain conditions—therein Mentioned. I have without delay referred your application to the Secretary at War; which is now the only proper Channel thro’ which all business of this kind can be negociated—in two or three days I shall set out for the North River, where I shall expect...
I have been honored with your Excellencys favor of the 27th ulto. Under present appearances I think Genl de Choissy should not move beyond Charlotte Court House—There are several reasons to induce a belief that the enemy mean to evacuate south Carolina and Georgia—If such an event is to take place we must soon know it. I requested His Excellency the Minister of France to inform you that...
The bearer Mr Bushrod Washington—a nephew of mine—is sent at his own desire to this City to study the Law—His Father having requested me to get him properly fixed, it would give me much pleasure to see him placed under your care, if it is convenient to you to take another student. The young Gentleman I am told, has had a good Classical education, but the Invasions of Virginia under the...