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His Excellency, sensible of your merits, and attentive to your wishes, desires me to reply to your Letter of Yesterday: and to inform you that he will take much pleasure in contributing, by any Means in his power to alleviate your Misfortunes; and will most readily comply with your Requests. A few Days will determine whether it will be necessary to obtain from Sir Guy Carleton or Admiral...
His Excellency the Commander in Chief directs me to inform you That Mr Stewart, Brother to Colo. Stewart may be permitted to Land with his Servants & Baggage—& to proceed into the Country, or attend his Brother—I am Sir Your most Obedt Servt PHi : Gratz Collection.
His Excellency directs me to express to you his Concern for the Circumstance you mention of the Regts being without their Compliment of Field Officers—It is unlucky, but the Inconvenience must at present remain without Remedy. Colo. Vose is unwell here—Colo. M. Jackson is incapable to perform the Duty—Nothing New has yet arrived from Phila.—tis possible there may not be that Occasion for the...
In the absence of the Comr in Chief, I have the Honor to transmit to you, the Inclosed Letter in Behalf of the Officers of Delaware, signifying their Acceptance of the Commutation proposed by the Act of Congress of the of March. With much Respect & Esteem I am &c. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
From some recent Intelligence from the Northward, His Excellency grows very anxious for the Departure of the Troops—The General therefore wishes you as soon as possible to consult with Mr Ross Agent for this State—& the officers of the Vessells offerd for the Service what Number of Men it will be necessary for them to take—& have the Men on Board & the Vessells Dispached, as early as can be....
On the 25th instant a Doctr Shields & Mrs Beck from Lancaster arrived at Dobbs Ferry, with Genl Hazens passport to go into N. York—agreable to Genl Orders, they were stopped & reported at Head Quarters—The Genl has ordered them to be detained untill information can be had from you respectg them. As these people are very impatient to go in, you will be so good as to give the Genl Notice as soon...
By Command of His Excellency I transmit to you a Monthly Return of the Army—for September. With great Respect I am Sir &c. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
I am directed by the Comandr in Chief to acquaint you, that Information has been conveyed to Head Quarters that a certain Person is employed by the Enemy to come out in the Guise of a Spiy to make his Observations on the Works at West Point & to obtain Knowlege of our Strength & Situation at that post—The Person is discribed to have a Mould under one of his Eyes & a Scar on one Temple—& will...
A Memorandum was sent you this Morng-- for a Captain 2 Subs-- fifty Men of artillery, with two light Pieces to be sent to this Place—The General now desires you will let one of the Peices be a Twelve Pounder. I am most respectfully sir Your most Obedt Servt DLC : Papers of George Washington.
His Excellency directs me to reply to your Letter of Yesterday—In Consideration of your Health he consents to your going to Phila. where you are to use your endeavours for placing your Regt in the best State for Service—If any Recommendation from him will be of Service, he is willing to second your Application—altho he has but Little Hope of Success from that Quarter. Before your Departure the...