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Upon Your Excellencys return to Philadelphia, Colonel Tilghman acquainted Mr Clajon, that you had wrote to me in Virginia—as I have not received any acknowledgement of the Receipt of either of my Letters to Your Excellency of the 22th of May, & 7th of October Last, I should be wanting to myself not to acquaint you therewith; The Season has been such, that we have not received any Letters or...
The Secrecy & Expedition of Your Excellencys movement from the North River, defeated my Wish to have paid you my Compliments in person upon your Route, as I never knew of your being upon the March, until you had passed Alexandria—in this remote Corner, we seldom see a News paper, & though we ought to have a post once a Fortnight we are in that often disappointed. I hope your Excellency...
I have been Honoured with your Letter of the 12th Inst. declaring to me that no charges having been brought against me before your Excellency, The Court of Inquiry into my Conduct could proceed upon no other principls in the Military Way, than the Resolves of Congress of the 5th of October last. Having been informed, that Congress had no Charges against me, I transmitted to them by the...
The last Letter I had the Honour to write Your Excellency was from Berkeley in Virginia the 15th of January. I wish it was discovered by what Artifice your Dispatches of the 8th of October were detain’d Sixty Four days with Evident Marks of their having been open’d before they reach’d me, as I already mention’d in my last Letter; The Injuries which the Public, as well as myself may have...
The 2d of last month General Greene presented me your Excellency’s Letter of the 22d of October—and upon the 10th following, Capt. Hughes of the First Regt of Dragoons, delivered me that of the 8th of October from Pasaice falls—he said it was given him by one of the Staff Department who had picked it up upon the road—it had evident marks of having been opened by the way. By General Green’s...
Inclosed I have the Honor to send your Excellency the particular Returns of the several Continental Corps serving in this Department—from thence, I have the Satisfaction to find, that the Loss in the Action near Camden, is by no Means so considerable; as I had so much Reason to apprehend. I dispatched a Letter the 9th Inst. to Governor Jefferson, containing Intelligence of a particular Sort,...
I had the Day before Yesterday the Honor to receive your Excellency’s Letter, dated the 8th August from Orange Town—It gave me infinite Satisfaction to find, you had baffled Sir Harry Clinton’s Designs, and was to all Appearance in so prosperous a Situation—Heaven grant you the greatest Honor and Success—As to the Situation of Affairs here, since my last Letter to Your Excellency of the 30th...
My public Letter to Congress, has surely been transmitted to Your Excellency. Since then, I have been able to collect authentic Returns of the Kill’d Wounded and Missing of the Officers of the Maryland Line, Delawar Regt Artillerists, and those of the Legion under Colo. Armand, they are inclosed—The Militia broke so early in the Day, and scattered in so many Directions, upon their Retreat;...
Congress have doubtless acquainted Your Excellency with Their having sent me Orders to take Command of the Southern Department, and to proceed immediately to petersbourg. as all appearances from that Quarter are exceeding Gloomy, I could wish Your Excellency would somewhat Brighten the Scene, by indulging me in my request, to Obtain Colonel Kuscuiusco for my Chief Engineer. His Services with...
I have this moment received Your Excellencys Letter dated the 13th Instant. I shall immediately Give Orders for all the Troops (Col: Greens Exceptted) to March tomorrow morning for peeks-Kill, I have this minute acquainted The Commanding Officer of Col. Green’s Regiment that His Corps, is to return to providence. I am apprehensive they have not The means of moving the Stores, & the park of...