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Letter not found : from the Board of War, 9 Sept. 1779. On 18 Sept., GW wrote the Board of War: “I have been honored with yours of the 9th inclosing an abstract of the powder brought in by Capt. Ashmead.”
Valley Forge, May 8, 1778 . Describes distribution of enemy forces. Discusses possibilities of acquiring reinforcements, ordnance, and provisions. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 27 Feb. 1779. GW wrote the Board of War on 4 March : “I have been honoured with yours of the 25 ulto... and of the 27th with papers respecting the dispute of Rank between Majors Murray, Mentges and Nichols.”
The Board are of opinion that a Soldiers oath is not sufficient testimony to entitle him to clothing or a compensation for it: It is their opinion also that the Board of War may proceed to appoint a commissary of prisoners. Tr in Board of War Letter Book ( MiU-C ). See Board of War to TJ, 13 Nov. 1779 (second letter from the Board under that date).
Letter not found : from the Board of War, 6 Aug. 1779. On 16 Aug., GW wrote the Board of War: “I am favd with yours of the 6th.” At the end of its letter to GW of 14 Aug. , the Board of War added the following note: “The resolves & instructions for the ⟨hide⟩ department forwarded to H. Quarters the 6th inst.”
Letter not found: to the Board of War, 5 Nov. 1779 . The Board of War wrote GW on 12 Nov.: “We have been honoured with your Excellency’s Letter of the 5th inst” (see also Joseph Reed to GW, 15 Nov. , and GW to Reed, 25 Nov. ).
Valley Forge, February 23, 1778 . Approves mode suggested to gain redress for Daniel Heister Hiester . Will comply with congressional regulations for ordinance department. Asks about possibility of securing stores and ordinance needed for the next campaign. Asks for apprehension of John Robinson. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Daniel Heister Hiester , Jr.,...
Middlebrook [ New Jersey ] April 15, 1779 . Regrets that the clothing department is not yet reorganized. Is pleased that cannon are to be provided. Disapproves of dividing the German Battalion and of reducing the cavalry. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Hopewell Township [ New Jersey ] June 24, 1778 . The council decided against a general action against the British. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. The questions asked of the council are printed in GW John C. Fitzpatrick, ed., The Writings of George Washington (Washington, 1931–1944). , XII, 115–17.
Letter not found: from the Board of War, 13 Nov. 1779 . GW wrote the Board of War on 19 Nov.: “I have duly received your several favors of the 25th of Octbr and the 2d 8th 10th and 13th of this month.”