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The Honble Continental Congress having Resolved to establish a Magazine, Laboratories, & Foundery for casting Cannon &c. at York Town in the State of Pennsylvania. You are hereby directed to repair thither & erect or provide such Buildings as shall be necessary for carrying on the preparation of fixed Ammunition of every Species. an Air Furnace to be constructed there to hold Three Thousand...
The great waste and embezzlement of Public Arms, and the difficulties arising from thence make it necessary, that the utmost precautions should be used to restrain such infamous practices and future losses. I know no way so likely to effect it, as that of putting on them some mark indicating ’em to be public property, and therefore request that you will have all belonging to the States, as...
Instructions for the Commissary of Military Stores— All the Continental Arms that are out of order are to be collected without delay, that they may be repaired and render’d fit for Service as speedily as possible. Every Workman that can possibly be engaged is to be employed for this purpose—and in proportion as the Repairs are completed the Arms are to be packe⟨d⟩ in proper Chests, which are...
I have received your Letter of 27th Ulto inclosing your Instructions from the Board of War relative to procuring Leather for Military Accoutrements—to which I have nothing to add—the common and milder method of Contract is to be prefered for supplying the Army, and when that fails recourse must inevitably be had in the last Resort to compulsive means—From the importance of the object, I cannot...
As seven of the Gallies at Bordentown are to be stripped and Sunk, not having men sufficient to work them, I desire you will send down travelling Carriages to remove the fine heavy Cannon belon[g]ing to them. If you have not carriages ready for the whole; send down as many as you have, with orders to remove part of them at first some distance from the Water, and then return for the remainder—I...
I am favd with yours of this date. I wish I was sufficiently acquainted with Circumstances, to enable me to give you such a Certificate as would fully answer your purposes: but when you reflect that little or no part of the conduct of your Office has come under my immediate Notice, you must see the impropriety of my undertaking to vouch for the regular discharge of your duty or to affix an...
I have occasion for an immediate Return of the Regiment of Artillery Artificers specifying the particular States to which the non Commd Officers and privates belong and the terms for which they stand engaged. Inclosed you will find a form of the return required. As the Companies composing the Corps are considerably detached, you will be pleased to take the most effectual measures to convey...
I have recd yours of the 25th Feby inclosing the Returns of part of the Regiment of Artillery Artificers—It is to be regretted that the original inlistments had not been clearly expressive of the term of service—separate Rolls should have been kept, distinguishing those for three years from those for the War—To obviate the difficulties which were likely to arise from this vague kind of...