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Yesterday I had the pleasure to receive a line from Mrs Schuyler in answer to mine on the subject of the one you delivered me at Morris town; she consents to Comply with your and her daughters wishes. You will see the Impropriety of taking the dernier pas where you are. Mrs. Schuyler did not see her Eldest daughter married. That also gave me pain, and we wish not to Experience It a Second...
Your favor of the 17th I received on that day. That of the 13th has taken a tour to Albany and was delivered me this moment, with one Inclosed for Betsy. Commissioners will be appointed to meet the Eastern Convention. I believe Judge Hubbard, Mr Benson the Attorney General and myself will go, the two Gentlemen I have mentioned are as deeply Impressed as men can be with the necessity of more...
I am very apprehensive the unhappy event mentioned in your favor of the 5th Instant will draw very serious consequences in its train. It will certainly much embarrass us, and probably retard the termination of the war. It will however be attended with one good, the adherents in Congress to the Gallant commander will not have it any longer in their power to play him off against the General....
The great Scarcity of wheat before harvest and the drought Since has prevented the agent appointed to Collect the Supplys required from this State to deliver It to the Issuing Commissary and we are at least ten thousand barrels in rear. The wheat for all which is already assesed, a considerable quantity of it brought to the mills to be manufactured, and the remainder daily collecting, hence...
Albany [ New York ] October 10, 1780 . Is still confined to his room with gout. Reports that British forces “were collected at St Johns to make separate attacks on the Grants, Saratoga and the Mohawk river.” ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
Your favor of the 12 Inst. I had the pleasure to receive last night. Major Carlton as you will have heard has been down to the vicinity of this place at the head of Eight hundred British about two hundred Inlisted tories and as many Indians. Fort Ann and Fort George fell into his hands, he burnt Kings & Queens borough townships and the north part of this district to within five miles of my...
Both your favors of the 17th & 22nd. ult I had the pleasure to receive about the latter end of the month, since which this place has been a Scene of Confusion and distress. The Inhabitants flying for Shelter to the Interior part of the state, and the Militia moving up with a tardiness which has given me more real Concern than the Enemys depradations have done as It evinces either disaffection...
Yesterday I received your favor of the 16th. Instant. It affords me pleasure to learn that the Pensylvania line is reduced to order, but we in this quarter are on the point of experiencing a similar commotion. Two regiments threaten to march to Head quarters unless some money is paid them, the certificates for the depreciation expedited, and in future better supplied with provisions. Yesterday...
Your favors of the 21st & 30th ult: I had the pleasure to receive a few days ago. The reward refused by the Pensylvania line evinces a becoming sense of propriety & gallantry. What might not our soldiery be brought to if properly fed, paid and cloathed. Mr De Grandchain delivered me your favor; he and Colo Wadsworth have had beds here and those attentions which your recommendations will always...
Last night your favor of the 18 Inst: was delivered me. I confess that the contents surprized and afflicted me, not that I discover any impropriety in your conduct in the affair in question, for of that I persuade myself you are incapable, but as it may be attended with consequences prejudical to my country which I love, which I affectionately love, and as no event tending to its detriment can...