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I had last night your favour of the 24th. 308 Beeves were brought here, and as 320 had been Sent from Cumberland 12 must have been lost—They are extremely bad, and I hope we Shall have no more Such Cattle from the Contractors. I expect to day your Convoy wth the Indians I regret extremely the Loss of poor Bullen, which very truly is a great one at this juncture. If there is any Team fit for...
I received the favour of your Letters of the 24th & 25th Inst. with the inclosed Papers. The Maryland Troops at Cumberland have received the General’s orders to march to Reas Town, and the Garrison at Fort Frederic is to join them here by Loudoun in Pensilvania where they are to receive Tents. I Shall Supply the 200 actually wth you on their arrival here; Therefore Please to Send them as Soon...
I am directed by the General to inform you that he had receiv’d your Letter, and Sends you 42 falling axes which could not be collected Sooner. The General thinks that Col. Armstrong is not upon the good Road. Therefore desires that you Send Capt. Shelby to blaze the Road before you and bring Col. Armstrong’s Party in it. The distance of his last Encampment being only 16 miles from here, does...
Letter not found: from Henry Bouquet, 6 July 1758. On 10 July GW wrote to Francis Fauquier : “A Letter from Colo. Bouquet of the 6th . . . I have just receivd.” GW then quotes two paragraphs from the missing letter from Bouquet.
I have your favour of the 28th and am very glad to have it in my Power to relieve you of that long inactivity which you so justly complain of. The Generals orders are that you march with the Virginia Troops actually under your Command, by Braddock’s Road and that you take Post at the Salt Li[c]ke, that Strong natural Encampment described us once by Sr John Our advanced Partys on this Way will...
The officer who commands the Escort you Sent wth Mr Hoops having not been near me I did not know till this moment that there was one, and adventured a Letter to you last night by a man going in the night, which I would be very Sorry should be intercepted. The Beeves lost in driving are to be paid by the Crown, upon Certificate that they have been lost; Therefore I beg you will order the...
Letter not found: from Henry Bouquet, 20 July 1758. On 21 July GW wrote to Bouquet : “Colo. Byrd has given me your Letter of Yesterday.”
Major Lewis with the two hundred men under his command arrived here last night. I am extremely obliged to you for this extraordinary dispatch. Their dress should be our pattern in this expedition. The mistake of the 6000 of flour is a great disappointment. I beg you will continue to order provisions for the Maryland troops, as they are to be supplied by the crown. As soon as the communication...
I Send you 20 Pack horses for the use of your Scouting Partys, wth Pork. Your Convoy will I hope arrive Soon, and restore Plenty in your Empty Stores. If the 3 Cherokees Acct could be depended upon, The French must have a Camp concealed near the Fort, as they have certainly received a Reinforcemt I Expect Some Intelligs. from the Several Partys actually out. I had last night a Letter from the...
I received the favour of your two very obliging Letters of the 19th & 21st Instt. I am very glad that your Presence was not absolutely necessary at Winchester, as I Suppose the General will Soon call upon you, he is this day at Fort Littleton, and I expect him here to morrow or Wednesday: I have Sent him the Reports I had from the Road over Lawrell Hill, which appear to be practicable, but...