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His Excellency desires you will have the division commanded by General Mifflin prepared to march at two OClock. You know it consists of the 1st & 2d Pennsylvania, and the Brigade late Conways. Yr. Obed ser ALS , Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Major General Thomas Mifflin had served as an aide-de-camp to Washington until August 14, 1775, when he was appointed quartermaster...
Capt Nelson complains at Head Quarters, that he has been eight or nine months in arrest by order of Col Nagle without being brought to trial. This carries upon the face of it the appearance of a great grievance, but as the General has not an opportunity of ascertaining facts himself, he will be obliged to you to inquire fully into the circumstances of the affair, and make a report of the...
Lt Col Williams of the Pensylvania line has applied to the General on the subject of the inquiry into his conduct. You may recollect that the proceedings of the Court of Inquiry were ordered to be revised & your evidence together with that of Col Stewart, taken. The General would be glad to know whether what you may have to say will be material in the case; because the affair has now lain over...
I am directed by the General to inform you, that he has received information, that the enemy are in the Jerseys in force. This will probably give us something to do. We have no particulars. Your most Obedt servant ALS , Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
Through absolute forgetfulness, a very bad excuse for any other than such a distrait as I am, I lost the pleasure of dining with you yesterday agreeable to my wish and promise. I made my apology to Major Fishbourne and told him I should invite myself to dine with you today. Probably He has told you this and your too great politeness may influence you to break an engagement which I this moment...
[ West Point, September 30, 1779. ] Orders Wayne to “detach the light infantry of the Carolina Brigade to join their respective Regiments.” AL[S] , Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. The signature and final sentence have been clipped from this letter. At the time the letter was written, Wayne was at Stony Point, New York.
Dr. W. Mendy is one of those characters that for its honesty, simplicity, and helplessness interests my humanity. He is exceedingly anxious to be in the Service and I believe has been forced out of it not altogether by fair play. He is just what I should like for a military parson except that he does not whore or drink. He will fight and he will not insist upon your going to heaven whether you...
The General desires you on receipt of this to send a party of fifty men to proceed ten miles down the River road beyond the ferry to give security to the guards who are conducting the prisoner’s prisoners to Head Quarters on an upper route. ALS , sold at Parke-Bernet Galleries, November 16–17, 1938, Lot 94 . ; ALS (photostat), in the handwriting of H, George Washington Collection, "Facsimiles...
The General desires you on receipt of this to send a party of fifty men to proceed ten miles down the River road beyond to the ferry to give security to the guards who are conducting the prisoners to Head Quarters on an upper route. I am Yr most Obedt servant NN .