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For the day tomorrow Major Pettingill. For duty the 2d Hampshire regiment. The Arrangement of the Lines of New-Hampshire, Rhode Island, and New Jersey is to take place on the 1st day of March, upon the principals pointed out in the resolutions of Congress of the 7th of August & 19th of Novr; and which have been made public in the orders of the 30th of October and 26th of November 1782. The...
I am to acquaint you that in consequence of your Letter to me of the 12 of this Month I have directed Colo. Sheldon to Arrest Lt Kinney immediately on his Joining his Regiment & to send him here to Answer for his Conduct. You will therefore be pleased to furnish the Judge Advocate with the Charges Against him & the Evidence necessary to support them. I am &c. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Immediately on the Rect of your Letter to me of the 2nd of the Month I orderd an inquirey to be made after the Negro—and have reced the inclosed Letter from Colonel Vose in answer. Had the Negro been in Camp I should have been happy in restoring him to Mrs Dulany—as well on account of her own Merit as the pleasure it would have afforded you, to have obliged a Lady who has so clever a Daughter....
The whole of the Official Report of my Lord Stirling respecting the late movement of a Detachment of the Rhode Island Regiment into the district of Vermont having been forwarded by me to Congress the Honorable Mr Arnold conceived his reputation in some degree affected thereby and hath written to me twice on the subject of the report so far as it related to himself personally—It is therefore my...
B. General Hazen—represents to me, that Lt Kinney of your Regiment was some time since apprehended, below the Enemys lines, on suspicion of being concerned in illicit Trade and was sent up to the Cantonment at Pompton—where he was ordered by Gen. Hazen to remain—till the matter was examined into & decided or till he should be permitted to depart—notwithstanding which Orders, he left the...
On the 18th of Janry I wrote to Colonel Stewart urging in the strongest terms I was master of, the necessity of his immediately joining the Army; since which time I have not heard a word from him—I now think myself obliged in justice to my own official character, and duty to the Public to signify to you as head of the Department, that it will be essential to the service either for Colonel...
In answer to your Lre to me of the 15th I am to inform you that you are perfectly at liberty to leave the Army for the whole time of your suspension. I am &c. DLC : Papers of George Washington.