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Your Excellency’s favor of the 1st inst : was deliver’d to me this Day—should the aid of our Militia be thought necessary, your Excellency may rest assured, of my utmost exertions, to expedite their movements—and of my Attendance, & on the earliest notice. I am much obliged by the Information, and shall upon every occasion, take a singular Pleasure, in endeavouring to execute any Orders, which...
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....