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I have had the pleasure to receive your Letter of the 28th ulto by Mr Godin, & beg your Excelly to be persuaded, that I shall always be happy in opportunities of shewing every suitable attention to foreigners, & Gentn of such distinction, as those you do me the honor to introduce to my acquaintance. I am truly sensible Sir, that the Extract from the instructions of the Executive of...
The goodness of Congress, in the assurances they were pleased to give me of charging themselves with the interests of those confidential Officers who have attended me to the resignation of my public Employments; and the request of your Excellency to Colonel Humphrys (after I had been honored with my public audience) that, if any thing should occur to him in consequence of what had just been...
In a Letter which I did myself the honor to write to your Excellency, on the 21st of Decr, amongst other matters which were submitted to the consideration of Congress, I mentioned the case of Brigr Genl Michael Jackson, and informed you that having mislaid the papers relative to it, I could only state the facts from my recollection—having now found the original documents I take the liberty to...
I take the liberty of introducing to your Excellency’s civilities and attention, the Count de Laval Montmorency, Brother to the Duke de Laval, & Colonel in the Regiment of Royal Auvergne. This Gentleman is on a tour from Charles Town to New York, where he proposes to embark for Europe. His noble family, & personal merit, stand in need of no recommendation; but I could not with hold this...
General Washington presents his compliments to the President of the State, and requests his Excellency to communicate the General’s best thanks to the Officers and Gentlemen of the several Corps who did him the honor to form his escort to Philadelphia —General Washington having made his arrangements to be at the place of embarkation for New York, at a particular hour, will find himself under...
I have at length the pleasure to inform your Excellency and Congress, that Sir Guy Carleton has fixed upon the time at which he proposes to evacuate the City of New York; the particulars are more fully explain’d in his Letter of the 12 instant a Copy of which, together with my answer are inclosed. I have the honor to be with the highest Respect Sir Your Excellency’s Most Obedt Servant DNA :...
In my Last Letter to your Excellency I had the honor to acquaint Congress with the arrangement Sir Guy Carleton had made for the Evacuation of New York on the 23 Ulto, I have now to inform you that the Embarkation was postponed two days on account of the badness of the Weather. On the 25 of November the British Troops left this City and a Detachment of our Army marched into it. The Civil Power...
I take the earliest opportunity to inform Congress of my arrival in this City, with the intention of asking leave to resign the Commission I have the honor of holding in their Service. It is essential for me to know their pleasure, and in what manner it will be most proper to offer my resignation, whether in writing or at an Audience; I shall therefore request to be honored with the necessary...
In my last dispatch to your Excellency, I had the honor to inform Congress that the American Troops had taken possession of the City of New York, and had delivered it to the Government of the State; and that the British Troops had retired to Staten and Long Islands. I had also the honor to inclose to you Sir Guy Carleton’s last letter, informing me of his intention to take his final departure...