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AL : American Philosophical Society Le chier. de hooke Letang Mestre de Camp, attaché au Regiment de Berwick Irlandais Prie son Excellence Monsieur Franklin De Vouloir Bien Lui indiquer l’heure et Le jour ou elle pourroit Lui accorder une audience. Il a deja eu lhonneur De La voir et Desireroit Conferer avec Elle sur Les moyens De former un etablissement soit Dans La Virginie soit Dans La...
2General Orders, 17 August 1783 (Washington Papers)
The Commander in Chief having been requested by Congress to give his attendence at Prince Town, proposes to set out for that place Tomorrow—but expects to have the pleasure of seeing the Army again before he retires to private life—During his absence Major General Knox will retain the Command of the Troops, and all Reports are to be made to him Accordingly. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Captain Vincent is come here, with some of the St Francois Tribe of Indians, to receive the pay he says is due to a Company he has had in service under your Direction, and in pay, agreeable to a Resolve of Congress. Whatever pay they are entitled to by the Resolve, will undoubtedly be given them; but before the Pay Master General can settle their Accounts, they must produce some Voucher to...
If the Superintendent of Finance will transmit to Governor Clinton (or furnish the Quarter Master General) with his notes payable on sight; for a sum not exceeding £3,000 Currency The Governor will borrow to the ammount for the Purpose of defraying the Contingent Expences of Garrissioning the Western Posts—The Money will be advanced in this Case immediately so as to prevent any Delay that...
Under the urgent necessity of making immediate preparations for occupying the Western Posts as soon as they shall be evacuated by the Enemy, which was stated very fully in the Letter I had the honor to address to your Excellency a few day ago by Col. Humphrys; I consider myself obliged to request in the most pressing manner that you will advance five hundred Pounds or a larger sum if...
To make preparation for garrisoning the Posts which will be ceded to us by the British on the Western Waters, is now the greatest object that can claim our attention—On this subject I wrote to you yesterday, and desired you to make the necessary Arrangements in the Ordnance Department—I have now to repeat the request, that, as soon as the Boats proper for service on the Lakes can be repaired,...
You are hereby directed to repair immediately to the Northward, in order to make Arrangements for transporting the Garrisons and Stores to the Western Posts. You will on your way, wait upon His Excellency Governor Clinton and receive such Sum of Money as he shall direct to be paid in consequence of the Letter I shall write to him by you; which is to be appropriate in the best and most...
I have been greatly disappointed in not seeing you before my departure from this place—in consequence of your absence I have been obliged to send one of your Assists to the Northward to make provision for garrisoning the Western Posts—as that business could be delayed no longer—I need not say how much more satisfactory it would have been that the execution of this important business should...
Captain Vincent with three of the St Francois Tribe of Indians have been here some days and now tell me they are going to Albany. Captain Vincent says he has had a Company in service during the War and Claims the ballance of Pay due them; but as he has brought no Voucher to Shew how many Men he has had or how long they have been employed, no settlement can be made with them and of this I have...
I had the honour, last Evening, to receive your favour of the same date and have communicated the sentiments contained therein to the Commander in Chief. In consequence of which His Excellency desires me to acquaint you, for the information of the Officers of the Connecticut Regiment, that although he proposes setting out for Princeton to morrow upon the request of Congress, without knowing...