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The following is an extract of a letter from Major Rivardi dated the 8th. May instant— “I am in daily expectation of the troops and Officers from Detroit, & hope they will bring Cloathing with them for the Infantry several men being destute of it.” Not Having very good information of the State of that affair, no exact account of the supplies that have been sent to that place—I send you the...
Enclosed is a Copy of a letter from Capt. Williamson, the Deputy Paymaster General in this district. The Situation of the troops to which he alludes, is extremely uncomfortable, and I cannot but regret that no notice should have been taken of an application made so long since as the first of April—You will give information without delay whether there is a supply of Cloathing on hand, and, if...
I wrote to you some time since requesting a supply of Marquieus and Tents for myself and the Adjutant General with our suites. It is my intention to set out for the camp at Scotch Plains on Monday next, and I could wish that the tents & Marquieues might be there or at Elizabeth Town by that time. They will be addressed, in either case, to the D Q M General. Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y....
A recruiting party was, some time since, established under at Salisbury in N Carolina under the direction of Captain Bird It appears from the representations that have been made to me that this party is to destitute of the service has not proceeded from the want of Clothing. You will therefore have a sufficient quantity forwarded for a complete company—This is to be in addition to the Clothing...
I have received your letter of the thirteenth instant. It appears to me that four pair of shoes are quite few enough not more than sufficient for the year taking into view active service, and that these ought to be of good quality. I do not think, therefore, that it would be proper to substitute three in the place of four. The quality and workmanship of the shoes ought to be as good as — but...
You will forward, without delay, to Lieut Richmond acting Paymaster and Quarter Master to the detachment at Benington under the command of Major Bewell, Clothing sufficient for two more full companies, one of the second, and another of the third regiment— ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
The time is near at hand when the troops composing the additional regiments may move from their present stations for the purpose of being encamped. You will therefore take care that they be provided with all articles which they may want for the purpose. Knowing the supplies that have been forwarded from time to time you will be able to ascertain what articles are necessary to make up the...
As I expect to be a good deal with the troops this spring it is necessary that I should be supplied with the following articles for myself and Suite. 1 large dining Markee, 1 small Lodging Markee, 2 Horsemen’s Tents, and 2 Common Tents. The Adjutant General who will accompany me will likewise have occasion for one large Markee for business, the small lodging Markee, two Horsemen’s tents and...
I have just received a Copy of a letter from Colonel Hamtramck to General Wilkinson, containing the enclosed paragraph. Col: Stevens is, at present, absent from this City, but, I presume, he has communicated the matter to you. I would thank you to inform me whether this has been done, and what measures have been taken in the case. It is very unpleasant that execution of requisitions of this...
You will — send to Harper’s ferry, subject to the orders of General Pinckney, a supply quantity of fixed ammunition equal to a supply field supply of four four pounders, and a regiment of Infantry. You will also send to the Union — Brigade, subject to the order of Col. Smith a quantity of fixed ammunition equal to a field supply of two six pounders and a battallion of Infantry. The same...