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Stimulated by those powerfull motives justice and humanity which ough to actuate the brest of every sincer freind to his country, beg leave to adress your Excellency, on behalf of Capt. Pray, officers, and Soldiers under his command, during their residence at this post And the more so when we think that some persons from sinister viws whos conduct may have cros’t the line of Capt. Pray’s duty...
I have to reply to your three favors of the 29th May & 1st Instants. The private Soldiers paroled by Sir Guy Carleton, must be ordered to join & do Duty in their Regiments—I have given Directions to Our Comry of Prisoners to inform the British Comry that such will be my Orders in all such Cases—& that they will be credited to their Account. Capt. Pray is directed to send in the Officers...
I forward one Thomas Gardner, who was taken up by an officer near Bedford, with the enclosed paper. He belongs to Cornwall in Connecticut. The other has been a deserter from the enemy—since taken a prisoner, as he says, made his escape from the enemy, and came off Long-island about three weeks ago. I have the honor to be With the greatest respect, Your Excellency’s Most obedient servant, DLC :...
I intended to have had the honor and the happiness of personally acknowledging to you, Sir, at your Head Quarters, the very grateful sense I have of the favor of your Excellency’s interest in Congress, to which I consider myself principally indebted for my late promotion in the Army; but being detained longer at Philadela than I expected, I hastened to this place lest the general Assembly...
Dined with Mr. Colombi. In the afternoon went and took a walk in the jardin d’été. Begun Cicero’s oration pro Milone. Fine weather.
I have taken my Pen, Simply, to thank you for Several excellent Letters, for the Pamphlets by Mr Myers and the Memoires by Mr Ridley, and to tell you that I am Sick. I Sometimes think I shall die a Martyr to the Dutch alliance, and I declare to you, if it had been the only action of my Life, I should have thought it a Life well Spent, Such are my Ideas of its Importance to the Cause of our...
I duely received yours of 24 of May, and Should have answered it sooner, if I had been in better Health: But both Mr Thaxter and I have been too ill, to have given that Attention to it, that We should otherwise have done. I return you inclosed, the Letter and Account, of Mr Frasink Pjasink . This Morning was brought me, yours of 31. May, with the two Accounts inclosed—one of Disbursements...
7028General Orders, 1 June 1782 (Washington Papers)
The inspection and Musters of the different Corps composing this Army will take place for the Month of May on the following days viz. The New York Brigade on the 4th June—The Jersey Brigade and the first Massachusetts on the 6th. The York Artillery and Corps at Burlington on the 9th. The Rhode Island regiment & Corps at Phila., the two New Hampshire regiments and the tenth Massachusetts...
I with pain trouble your Excellency with the proceedings of a second sitting of the general courtmartial of which I am president by order of Brigadier General Irvine the 18th march last by Adjournments. Your Excellency will find by the proceedings, the case of Captn William McCurdy, 1st Pennsa Regt (Arrested by Brigadr Genl Hazen on complaint of Captn Charles Asgill 1st Regt Footguards a...
In a letter which I have received from captain Pray this morning, dated yesterday, he observes— "The enemy have sold off three hundred waggon horses—The pioneers are ordered from Kingsbridge, and to join their respective regiments."He also mentions that it is reported, about forty sail of shipping have sailed from New York within these three or four days. The 2d Massachusetts brigade in...
Enclosed is the System you proposed for Issuing to the Officers—as also our Amendment, which, if it meets with your approbation, we will willingly agree to Issue in that way. The mode you proposed will be attended with so many difficulties in settling the Accounts, & especially, when a Regiment is devided, & the Quarter Master is only with one part of it, that the Accounts cannot be settled...
This will be handed to you by Colo. Stevens, and Serves to recomend him and his case to your Excellency’s favourable Notice—As no Flags are granted here, refer him to Your determination—I am with every sentiment of Esteem and Regard Your Excellency’s Most Obedient hble Servant DLC : Papers of George Washington. as Colo. Samel Wells of Brattleboro and Colo. Samuel Stevens of Charlstown are...
I H ave taken the liberty to write, & enclose the Examination of Daniel Evis, who will be sent to Head Quarters with the Bearer of this; for further Examination, should your Excellency think proper. On further enquiry may be better able to determine the truth of his Story by seeing how it agrees: though I have no particular reason to doubt his honesty. Should Vann come this way on his return,...
RC ( LC : Madison Papers). Addressed to “The honble. James Madison jr. esqr. of congress Philadelphia.” Unsigned letter, docketed by JM, “June 1st. 1782.” The senate have amended the resolution of the house of delegates, which I inclosed to you by the last post, respecting passports for the transportation of tobacco to New-York, so as to destroy its force. The delegates disagreed to their...
7035[May 1782] (Adams Papers)
In the forenoon Mr. Artaud and Mr. D. went and took a walk upon the Neva. After dinner the youngest Mr. Montréal came here, and I went with him and Mr. Artaud to the Shops. Mr. D went and took a ride. Fine weather. This day, which according to the Russian stile is the 21st. of April, is the Anniversary of her Majesty’s birth. Went with Mr. D. to the Marquis de Verac’s and from thence to the...
Defines a Ration—& expressly declares, that as a component part, the Commissioned and Staff Officers is to have West India Rum of Merchantable Proof . Non Comd & Privates, Country R. & W. Provides that these Rations shall be issued “in such proportions, numbers & quantities” as the Secretary at War or person appointed by him shall direct. And gives a certain price “for each & every Ration...
I had the Honor of receiving your Excellency’s letter, shewing the necessity of compleating this States Regiment, and likewise to furnish money for their support, and that the Militia should be in readyness to March at the shor t est notice, together with your Sentiments of the Enemies conduct in consequence of the late change of the Ministry &c. which I shall take the earliest opportunity of...
1782 Men 42d Regt R&F 480 40. Do Do 320 Foreign Battns 300 ea 3300 York Island— 4100 1500 Long Island—Brooklyn 3500 Total—
I have the Honor to transmit your Excellency the Inspection Returns with the Muster Rolls for the Month of May. Those of Hazen’s Regiment and Vanheer’s Corps have not yet arrived; and Sheldon’s Regiment of Horse, on Account of the Distance, and for want of the necessary Means could not possibly be inspected. Between the first of May, and the last Inspection, four Hundred and seventy seven...
Lord Washington presents his Compliments to Colo. Webb—and begs his acceptance of a Salmon—herewith Tuesday Mong CtY : Samuel B. Webb Papers.
704131st. Friday. (Adams Papers)
In the forenoon Mr. D. and Mr. Artaud went to the shops. After dinner Mr. D went and took a ride. Stay’d at home all day. Fine clear weather. Finish’d Ciceros Oration pro Lege Manilia. JQA ’s French translation here and that mentioned in the next entry are in M/JQA/45, Adams Papers, Microfilms , Reel No. 240. His Latin source was probably the de Wailly edition, 2:2–67, and 3:2–113,...
Cet Avec Empressement, que Je Solisitte Monsieur Le Baron de, Brederode, Chanbellan Actuels de Sa Majeste Imperià le et Roÿale et Colonel au Service de LEtat, de vouloir Se Charger de La presente, pour Minformer de LEtat de Senté, de Votre Excelence, Lequel Jespere Sera parfaitte, cequi mefera plaisir dEntendre, Comme Aussi de LEstimable Monsieur Thaxter, on Ma dit quil Ettoit fort Malade ades...
I have eagerly asked Mr. Baron de Brederode, the current chamberlain to his royal and imperial majesty, and colonel in the state’s service, to deliver this letter to you so that I may be informed of your health, which, I hope, is perfect, as well as the health of the inestimable Mr. Thaxter, who I have heard has been very ill with fevers. I hope I was misinformed but if not, I do wish him a...
Pursuant to Doctor Franklin’s Approbation I have Settled your Account in the only way you could admit of, that is to Say I have given you credit for the sum you ordered to Mr. Dana’s Account £6857. 3 adding to that the Ballance I owed you on the 10th. of sept of 2557. 16 makes up a sum of £ 9414. 19 from which there is to be deducted 1st. the £400. making with the charges Bf 4045.2    at 53...
We beg leave to reffer ourselves to the letter we wrotte your Excellcy. the 24th. Instt. and have now to enclose your Account Currt. Ballanced in our favour with the sum of f3937: 1: 8 Including the Accot. of Disbursements for the loan In 1781. We shall esteem your Excellcys. ordering our Reimbursement of said sum—and that you Will return us the papers desired by our former—and that you Will...
Debtor: 1780 May 30 To amount of sundries sent to the Honble: Lady Adams Pr: the Brig Hannah Captn: Haydon f 364: 18: — 1781 July 16 To do: Pr: the Ship Minerva Captn: Brown ″ 392: 19: — ″ To Cash pd: Frans P: Vergendo for silks &c as Acct. of 14 June ″ 136:
Copy: Library of Congress; transcripts: Massachusetts Historical Society, National Archives I do not find that I have any express Authority to absolve a Parole given by an English Officer in America. But desirous of Complying with a Request of the Duke of Richmond as far as may be in my Power, and being confident that the Congress will be pleased with whatever may oblige a Personage they so...
I had the honor of informing your Excellency in a letter of the 19th instant that a dangerous spirit of discontent had been discovered in the Army, and of the measures I took to suppress it. I am happy to inform you that this spirit seems intirely to have subsided, as the persons who fomented it are removed at a distance from the troops: and, as we have now a prospect of some cloathing and...
An affair has happen’d in this State in which I must beg your kind assistance. A Flag Brig. that came from South Carolina with American prisoners lay at Hampton with a Sloop belonging to Suffolk bound up the Bay. In the night after the Sloops arrival, she was carried off by five men, and there is every reason to suppose that they belong’d to the Brig., as Hart the Captain, acknowledged he had...
I forward a German Docter, Surgeons mate, to the Regt Young Losbergh who lately deserted the Regiment, and came here the last evening. I have the honor to be with the greatest respect Your Excellencys most obed. Servt MHi : Heath Papers.