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About 8 Days agoe I got to this Town on my return from the great Kanhawa after a Division of our large Survey made with more Equality & Satisfaction to the several patentees than could have been reasonably expected in such a large & consequently unequal Tract as to Quality Situation &c., tho. Collo. Stephens & myself have gott little better than 8,000 Acres in full of our Claim of 9,000. Time...
Letter not found: from Peter Hog, 1 Jan. 1757. On 26 Jan. 1757 GW wrote : “Yours from Staunton of the 1st instant I have received.”
I am favoured with yours of the 15th Accompanying the £500 with which I have paid off the Company to the Last of Octr as also the Wages of the party working on the fort the rest has been Expended in paying the provisions Bought at fort Dinwiddie. But as Lieut. Bullet has Laid in a Large qty of Beeff, there Is yet a great deficiency of Cash to pay off the Whole. I imagined you would Left...
Letter not found: from Peter Hog, 31 July 1756. On 8 Sept. 1756 GW wrote to Hog: “By Captain McNiel I received only a part of yours, dated the 31st July.”
Refering to mine of the 14th Instant this Comes Express by Corporal Smith to Inform you that When I had Drawn up the Men on the parade to Acquaint them of the Arrival of their pay for 5 Mos., they all Exclaimed because their Cloaths were not Sent along with their pay; Saying they were Imposed on & Cheated out of their 2d. ⅌ day: that the sd Arrears of 2d. ⅌ day had run now almost 18 Months &...
Letter not found: from Peter Hog, 25 June 1756. On 21 July 1756 (first letter) GW wrote to Hog: “I received your several letters of the 14th 25th & 26th ultimo.”
Inclosed are the Returns of the Company Untill this date that goes by the party for the pay. It is strange that Majr Lewis should Mistake his Instructions in refusing to pay arrears to any but the Men originally belonging to his Company. Lt Collo. Stevens who was pay mastr at that time can Inform you how I Came to have 2 Mos. Arrears due more than the other officers vizt from 29th Octr till...
I forgott to Mention in mine of the 14th a Supply of money from the Comisy to pay for Corn, and Flower which Last I am now oblidged to Buy tho’ at no higher Rate than 15/ ⅌ Ct delivered here; as there was not Corn Sufficient made on this side the Courtho. to Sustain the Inhabitants. Salt & Iron are also Wanted wt. several other Necessaries for which I must pay the Cash: pray order the Comisy...
On Saturday the 9th Instant I rec’d advice that the Tract of 7 Indians had been discovered at the house of Vanderpool on the head of this Rivr by two Men of the party detached from my Company for the protection of Mesrs Millers & Wilson’s Famillies; I immediatly ordered a Serjt to gett a party ready to March next Morng to Join the sd Detachmt & goe in Search of the sd Tracts But that Evening a...
Inclosed is the Return for this Month of my Company. I arrived here this Evening with the Greatest part of the Men I Carried out, greatly fatigued & mostly reduced with famine & a flux however Mr Fleming thinks that Rest & Regular Diet will recover Most of them; & therefor has returned but one Sick of those that are present. Majr Lewis no Doubt will Inform you of the State of the Ill Concerted...