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As Colonel Washington has been informed by Governour Dinwiddie, that you was Dispatched from Williamsburgh before the Seventeenth of last month, with Orders to proceed here immediately; he is much surprized at your Delay, and can only attribute it to Sickness; as he imagines you would not, at this time, when your presence is so necessary, have been absent so long, unless some such accident had...
I am Ordered by Colonel Washington to acquaint you, that there is Clothing at Winchester, for which he sends an Order on the Store keeper there. If any of the men can not march without Shoes; you must apply to Mr Dick, who has a Quantity. He desires that Captain Waggener would proceed immediately to Alexandria his Orders are left there with Major Carlyle. I am Yours, LB , DLC:GW .
It is Colonel Washington’s orders, that you Deliver to Captain Woodward Clothes, for the Detachment of men under his command; taking his Receipt for the number he receives. LB , DLC:GW .
It is Colonel Washingtons Orders, that you, with the Detachment under your Command, make all possible Dispatch to Winchester: The Times are such as require your presence with your command, very much. He makes no doubt, but you have complied with his Orders, as to the Arms and Ammunition; as well as in every other Respect, So orders me to conclude, Recommending Dispatch to you. I am, &c. LB ,...
It is Colonel Washingtons Orders, that all the Soldiers Clothing be sent up immediately, as there are very few here, and Recruits expected up every moment, who will, he expects, be almost naked, and unfit for Service until they are Clothed. He desires you will make up the Quantity of Powder: Captain Waggener brings four hundred pounds, and Lead Ball or mould-shot proportionably. There is no...
To Captain Robert Spotswood, of the Virginia Regiment. It is Colonel Washingtons Orders, that you acquaint all the Officers appointed to Rendezvous at Fredericksburgh, the 20th instant, that they have now a farther time allowed them, until the 15th of November; when it is expected, they will appear there without delay. You are to observe the Orders you received from Major Lewis. Yours &c. LB ,...
It is Colonel Washingtons Orders that you send a Subaltern and Twenty men with Commissary Jones, to bring in the Waggons which he shall shew them. If the owners should presume to resist, or refuse letting them come, it is his express orders that the Officer bring them in Prisoners. LB , DLC:GW .
You are hereby ordered, so soon as the Waggon arrives from the Fort, and you have got those necessaries you have an order for to proceed to join your Company immediately. If you arive at Augusta Court-House before Ensign Fleming with his Recruits, you are to wait his arrival. You are to deliver to his men arms and Clothes, as soon as he joins you, and then to make the best of your way to Fort...
You are hereby ordered to Rendezvous at Alexandria the first Day of December, with all the men you can raise by that time. Given &c. at Fredericksburg, November 1st 1755. N:B. Captain Joshua Lewis is allowed to the 1st of December, to Rendezvous at Alexandria. LB , DLC:GW .
You are hereby Ordered to continue Recruiting until the 20th December next; at which time you are peremptorily ordered to Rendezvous, with what men you have raised, at Alexandria. I am &c. LB , DLC:GW . Assigned on 3 Sept. 1755 to William Peachey’s company in the Virginia Regiment as a newly appointed ensign, William Daingerfield was shifted to Henry Woodward’s company in the summer of 1756. A...