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By applying to Major Generals St Clair and Lincoln, you will know the destination of the American Continental Troops, and make your provision for them accordingly. I have engaged (if it shall be required) to supply the Flag Vessels bound for New York, with the Paroled Officers, with Biscuit and Salt provision (out of the Magazine which was found in the Garrison) provided Lord Cornwallis will...
I have recd yours of this date. And know of no other places more eligable to draw to a point the supplies of the two Counties on the eastern shore than those mentiond. I am happy to find the affairs in your departments were so flattering an aspect. As for your establishing a post at Choptank its situation renders it convenient; & if you find the two mentioned not fully sufficient, I know of no...
Pompton [ New Jersey ] June 4, 1779 . Describes route by which supplies should be sent. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
The General desires that you will give directions not to have any of the Beef Cattle distributed to Brigades or killed, untill you have been at Head Quarters, reported the number & received instructions—He also desires that no pork may be issued while there is salted Beef. I am Sir your Hble Servant MH .
You will see that Mr. Farge is a man in distress. The General has given him an order to draw rations. From his situation he cannot draw them dayly. Can you advance him for two or three months at a time? This is wholly private. Yrs. with great regard ALS , Harvard College Library. Stewart was commissary general of issues. Accompanying this letter is an enclosure written and signed by H which...
His Excellency desires me to acknowledge the Receipt of yours of yesterday, and thank you for the intelligence contained in it. He hopes you will soon be able to send him a confirmation with more certain particulars. I am Dr Sir   Your most Obedt ALS , Mrs. Cecily Symington, Cooperstown, New York. Stewart was commissary general of issues from June 18, 1777, to July, 1782.
His Excellency desires to know the number of rations issued daily to the Park of Artillery including officers and all others. I am Sir Yr Obed ser ALS , sold by Kenneth W. Rendell, Kingston Galleries, Inc., Somerville, Massachusetts, 1965, facsimile on cover of Catalogue 18, Item 77; ALS , dated November 10, 1776, sold by Patrick Madigan, New York City, 1914, New Series 2, Item C9175. Stewart,...
In consequence of a letter from the Committee of Congress to Mr Fesh, I am directed by his Excellency to desire that you will furnish that Gentn with one Ton of flour 6 Blls of Pork half a Ton of Beef ⅌ Week till further orders. I am &c. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Inclosed in your letter to Mr Ludowick you will find one from His Excellency confirming your orders. We expected you to call here this morning; but as you have not done it, I send you the letters, that they may be immediately forwarded by express. No time should be lost in the matter as it is a point of the most urgent necessity. I am Sir   Your most Obed serv ALS , Harvard College Library....
In order that I may be regularly ascertained of the state and quaintity of provision, and stores in your department—you will make me monthly returns of all under this description; comprehending—where deposited—the specific kind—and quantity of each. You will also furnish monthly returns of all the issues as usual. I have further to desire, that you would give orders to the issuing commissary...