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An Address, so affectionate, and respectful, carries with it, a dignity and authority, which is the more honorable to me, as it comes from a Legislature, which although not in the habit of interfering in the administration of the general Government, has exhibited an uniform affection, for the National Constitution, and an undeviating respect to the Laws, and constituted authorities. There can...
I have mentioned the business on which I came to this place to some of the members of Congress They see no impropriety in the permission I intend ask for publishing a map of the seat of War, but think it necessary before I make my request to have the Commander in Chiefs approbation or sentiments on the subject, And altho it is an affair that in all probability will take place after the...
I have been favoured with your letter of the 10th. instant— In consequence of it, I have communicated to the Secy. of War, your recommendation of Mr. Mason as a Cadet in the 13th. Regt. of Infantry with my support. I shall speedily write to you on the subject of the Soldier, deserter from Niagara— With great esteem & respect I have the honor to be Sir yr. obedt. Servt. ( LS , Connecticut State...
I am honored with yours of this date, Enclosed you will find Coppy of the System for the Issue of Provisions—as new modified by agrement. I have Issued no order on the Head of the New System during the Absence of the Commander in Chief—not knowing what order he might think proper to Issue on the occasion, but being informed by a Letter from Lt Colonel Cobb, while his Excellency was absent that...
I am just honored with your favor of the 27th. I do not recollect the cases of Dr Shields and Mr Beck I have generally admitted such of the officers of Ld Cornwallises Arms as wished it go into New York provided they were not to return. As I do not remember the particular situation of the Gentlemen you mention I must request that the General would enquire into the matter and permit them to...
Some of my Salem Friends have desired me to assist them in affording relief to some of their Neighbours who have been captured & are confined in New York, a Prize taken by the Privateer Active was retaken & carried in there, the Prize Master & Crew belong to Salem & Capt. West the Bearer is furnished with Cash for their Use. I must intreat you to give him such Directions as may be necessary to...
Agreeably to an Act of Congress entitled "An Act for the more general promulgation of the laws of the United States" passed 3d. March 1795, and the acts in addition thereto passed on the 2d. March 1799, and on the 27 March 1804, I have transmitted to the Collector of the Customs at Philada. 399 copies of the laws of the United States 2 Session 9th. Congress being the proportion for the State...
I am sorry to inform you that yesterday evening, as the men stationed at the Landing were bringing provisions for themselves & the men here the ice broke under them & two fell in & with great difficulty saved but part of the provisions, specified underneath lost, whether this is to be replaced or the men are to fast on account thereof I can not determine, but request you will lay the matter...
The Officers of the Invalid regt Stationed here being informed of the inspection held on those at the Point, request of his Excellency the same indulgence, by the inclosed Memorial, which, with my respects, I beg you will hand to him & you’ll oblige Sr Your most obedt Servt DLC : Papers of George Washington.
In answer to your favour of this date just handed me, relative to the standards for the army, I have to inform you, that they came to the store at this place in a box with other articles, directed to Mr Frothingham field commissary of military stores, who opened the box & took out some of the articles, but left the standards, saying he would send for them: how ever, there they are yet. This is...