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I do myself the honor to inclose Your Excellency a return of the Troops under my command, and take the Liberty to request you will order a copy made out for the Board of War as I have been able only to obtain one copy and that just as the Express was about to set out. I am with every Sentiment of esteem & respect Your Most Obedt ser. NjP : DeCoppet Collection.
Inclosed I have the honor to transmit Your Excellency a Return for the Month of November of the infantry, cavalry, Artillery, and the Legion serving in the Southern Department. I am Your Excellency’s Most obedient Humble Servant DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Camp on Long Island, 24 July 1776 . “Colo. Hand reports nothing new. every thing remains in much the same situation as they were yesterday.” ALS , DLC:GW .
Letter not found: from Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene, 8 Nov. 1776. Greene wrote in his letter to GW of 9 Nov. : “By the letter that will Accompany this, and was to have gone last Night by Major Mifflin Your Excellency will see what measures I took before your favor [of 8 Nov.] came to hand.”
I do myself the honor to enclose your Excellency the returns of the Southern Army for the Month of January. With due respect and esteem, I have the honor to be your most obedient humble servant Not Assigned.
Letter not found: from Nathanael Greene, 1 Dec. 1778. On 4 Dec. , GW acknowledged receipt of a letter of the “1st Inst. which met me on the way to this place.”
Letter not found: from Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene, 19 Aug. 1776. In a letter to Hancock of 20 Aug. , GW says that he received “a Letter from Genl Greene Yesterday Evening.”
I do myself the honor to transmit your Excellency a copy of the Cartel settled for the exchange and relief of prisoners taken in this department, and shall be happy if it meets your approbation. I have the honor to be Your Excellency’s Most Obedient Humble Servant DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Letter not found : from Nathanael Greene, c. 30 Aug. 1779. On 31 Aug., GW wrote Greene: “I recd your favor respecting the state of the back road.”
Col. Hand Reports this morning the Ships that came in yesterday have Troops on board, they appear to be drest in the high Land habit. nothing material has happend in this Camp since yesterday. I have the honnor to be your Excellencys most obedient humble Servant ALS , DLC:GW .
Letter not found : from Nathanael Greene, 19 May 1779. GW wrote to Greene on this date enclosing a letter from Maj. Gen. John Sullivan complaining about the shortage of wagons and other supplies. GW then wrote to Sullivan on this date enclosing Greene’s “answer,” which he had just received.
Letter not found: from Nathanael Greene, 4 Dec. 1778. On 5 Dec., GW’s aide Robert Hanson Harrison wrote to Greene that GW “desired me to acknowledge his receipt of your favor of yesterday” (see GW to Greene, 4 Dec. , source note).
Letter not found : from Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene, 22 Aug. 1778. On 1 Sept., GW wrote Greene : “I have had the pleasure of receiving your several letters, the last of which was of the 22d Augt.”
Letter not found : from Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene, 12–13 Aug. 1778. On 21 Aug., GW wrote Greene : “On Wednesday afternoon I re⟨ce⟩ived your favor of the 12th & 13th Inst.”
I have inclosed a Copy of my Letter to Congress, & am to acknowledge the receipt of a Letter from your Excellency dated the 27th of March. I have the honor to be with great respect, Your Excellencys most obt and most humble servant DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Letter not found: from Brigadier General Nathanael Greene, 17 July 1776. On 18 July Greene wrote to GW : “I wrote to your Excellency yesterday morning.”
Colo. Hand Reports Nine Ships, four Briggs & two Sloops at the Hook that came in last Evening. Two Briggs came up to the Narrows and one went down. I am with all due respect your Excellencys most Obedient Servant ALS , DLC:GW .
Letter not found : from Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene, 4 Aug. 1778. On 8 Aug., GW wrote Greene : “I received your favor dated the 4th Inst.”
I have inclosed your Excellency a Copy of my Letter to Congress, that you may be enabled to judge of the miserable situation of our affairs. I have the honor to be with due deference and respect Your Excellencys most obedt & most hble ser vt . DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Letter not found: from Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene, 1 Jan. 1780. On 2 Jan. , GW wrote to Greene: “I have recieved Your letter of Yesterday.”
Letter not found : from Nathanael Greene, 29 Aug. 1779. On 3 Sept., GW wrote Greene: “I have received your letter of the 29th accompanied by those from the General Officers.”
Long Island, 24 June 1776 . Asks directions for disposing of eleven Scotch prisoners who have arrived at his quarters. George Washington Greene transcript, CSmH .
Letter not found: from Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene, 22 Nov. 1779 . GW wrote Greene on 23 Nov., 4:00 P.M.: “I have received yours of the 22d.”
I am so streightened in point of time and my family are so unwell that I have beged Congress to transmit your Excellency copies of my letters to them. As soon as I can get a liesure moment, I will give you a more full and particular account of matters in this quarter. In the mean time I beg your Excellency to believe me to be With the greatest respect Your Most Obedient Humble Servant DLC :...
I have the honor to transmit Your Excellency the monthly return of the Army under my command. I am Your Excellency’s Most Obedient & Most Humble Sert MiU-C : Nathanael Greene Papers.
I have the honor to inclose Your Excellency a Return of the Army for the month of March. I am with great esteem Your Excellency’s Obedt Servt DLC : Papers of George Washington.
It gives me the greatest pain to hear the murmurs and complaints among the officers for the want of spirits—they say they are exposd to the severity of the weather subject to hard duty and nothing but bread and beef to eat morning, noon, and night, without vegetables or any thing to drink but cold water—this is hard fare for people that have been accustomd to live tolerable—The officers...
Inclosd is a letter from Mr Levi Hollingsworth relative to the situation of the Stores in that quarter —General Mughlenburg has marched with his detachment to cover the removeal of the Stores—If your Excellency thinks any additional force is necessary it shall be sent immediately—I wait your further Orders and am your Excellencies Most Obedient & very humbl. Servt ALS , DLC:GW . Robert Hanson...
General Wayne wrote me last Evening that all his troops had crost over the River Delaware into the Jerseys—He intends to collect all the Stock and burn all the Hay along the River that will be within the reach of the Enemy—If he executes the business effectually the only chance the Enemy will have of forageing will be between Schuylkill and the Delaware—I am told there is considerable Hay upon...
In obedience to the orders given us we have met & deliberated upon the several matters referred to us by your Excellency & beg leave to report, That the following signals be given upon the approach of any number of Ships toward this Port Viz. Upon the appearance of any number of Ships by day from one to six a large flag is to be hoisted on the Highlands of Never sink, upon the appearance of...