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I did myself the honor of forwarding to your Excellency, two Packets from the Committee of Congress; which contained every occurrence worth communicating, & prevented my addressing your Excellency sooner. Upon receiving, the disagreable Intelligence respecting the Pennsylvania Line, I imagined the Enemy would have taken the advantage of More disturbances, & have thrown a body of Troops into...
As I came thro’ Trenton, I saw the Commissioners, who were just going to begin the happy work . The Cloathing promised by the Council of Pennsylvania is arrived—An account was received at Trenton this Morng by a Gentleman from Philada, that the Enemy had captured seven fine vessels off the coast. I have the honor to be, Your Excellency’s Most Obt Servt DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Your Excellency’s favor of the 23 inst. I have received-- The Governor being at Borden Town, I waited, & forwarded his letter to him-- Our assembly, has adjourned untill May ninth. I am enabled, by the Powers vested in me, to call into actual Service, the whole force of this State, on any emergency-- but cannot march the Troops into a Neighbouring State, without an Order from the Assembly, or...
On receipt of your Excellency’s favor of the 1st inst: I immediately returned to Jersey and have given the necessary direction, agreable to your Orders—I shall remain here some Days longer, when I shall return to my Family in Town, for a short time; should anything happen during my absence, I shall instantly be informed by Express, & your Excellency may be assured, of my immediate attendance....
Doctor Jones, a Relation, & very particular Friend of mine, who has the honor of being known to you, & whose Principles in the present controversy, have been uniformly in favor of the Liberties of America—has a Brother Mr Evan Jones, who made a very considerable Settlement at Pensacola, before the commencement of this Dispute—the whole of which, he has lately sacrificed to the American cause....
Mr Philemon Dickinson’s Compliments to the President of the United States of America, & begs his acceptance of an American Cheese, made by a Mr Capner, of Hunterdon County, State of New Jersey. ALS , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters. Philemon Dickinson (1739–1809) had a distinguished military career during the Revolution in New York and New Jersey, earning GW’s approbation on several...