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    • Pickering, Timothy
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    • Tilghman, Tench
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    • Revolutionary War

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By the resolve of Congress of Novemr 10th 1780, the Commander in Chief is to determine what horses are "absolutely necessary" to be retained for public use with the troops. I have therefore made out the following list on which you will be pleased to obtain his Excellency’s decision. At the posts in the highlands No. of horses allowed General Heath & family General Howe & family General Parsons...
Your favor of this date is just received—I know not who has the Direction of the shad fishery; & if I did have no authority to put the Business in a new train. The Pettiaugers I can order to be got ready to sail at a moment’s warning: and for the security of the fish against the accident you mention (which however can scarcely happen) each boat may take & keep on board a barrel or two of...