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Several Persons who were employed to purchase Arms for the Continent, and received money for that purpose, have applied to me to settle their accounts, but as I was not possessed of the Receipts which they gave for the money they received I could not settle with them. If your Excellency inclines that I should settle those accounts you will be pleased to forward copies of those Receipts which...
Yesterday I received from Mr Glover, Agent at Marblehead, a Box of broad Swords, which he lately found in the Scotch Ship Ann, that was taken some time since. Also received from Mr Bradford, Agent for Continental prizes, the inclosed Invoice, of articles which he has in his hands. The reason he gave for delaying it so long, was, the plaids were infected with the small pox, and he thought it...
The first instant I was favoured with your letter of the 13 Octr. Agreeable to your directi⟨ons⟩ I have forwarded those articles mentioned to th⟨e⟩ Q.M.G., and to make up two loads have se⟨nt⟩ a quantity of 10d. nails which were in store h⟨ere⟩ as I understood they were wanted. I am sorry that the Enemy have been a⟨ble⟩ to get any of their ships up the north River, a⟨nd⟩ interrupting our...
Yesterday Captns Skimmer & Tucker in the Continental armed Schooners Franklin & Hancock arrived here after a cruise of eight weeks; four days after they sailed they took a large West India Ship laden with Rum & sugar, but as she is not arrived I fear she is retaken. About a fortnight since they took two Brigs near Newfoundland which they brought in with them, one is laden with four hundred &...
Letter not found: from Maj. Gen. Artemas Ward, 23 Dec. 1776. GW wrote Ward on 20 Feb. 1777 : “I acknowledge the receipt of yr two favours of the 23d Decr & 17th January.”
Letter not found: from Maj. Gen. Artemas Ward, 17 Jan. 1777. GW wrote to Ward on 20 Feb. to “acknowledge the receipt of yr two favours of the 23d Decr & 17th January.”
Agreeable to your request I have settled those Accounts respecting the Arms that were purchased by your direction, which were not before settled. The money which I received I have paid into the hands of Mr Hancock, Deputy Paymaster General in this Department; his Receipts for the same, together, with Copies of the Accounts settled, I herewith inclose. Your Favour of the third of March came...