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Enclosure: Major General Arthur St. Clair and Lieutenant Colonels Edward Carrington and Alexander Hamilton to George Washington, [26 March 1780]


Ballance of unexceptionable Characters Prisoners of War in favour of the enemy
 3 Brigadiers at 200 600
11 Colonels 100 1100
 5 Majors 28 140
20 Captains 16 320
56 first Lieutenants 6 336
72 second Lieutenants and Ensigns—     4   288
 9 Reg Qr. Mrs. & Adjutants, a[t] 6 54
Dy Adj General & Brigade Major estimated at    22
Amount of first division including 903 rank and file  2459
Lt Governor Hamilton7 say Lt Col 72
Major Hay8 28
Capt La Motte9 16
Monsieur De Jean10    
Ballance due on first division 285
Southern prisoners to the 31st of decembr supposed to Amot. to   400
due enemy 685
Deduct for Aligood11 Lucy12 & other doubtful Characters   200
Major General Philips & suite   402
To extend to the middle of the second division would be 1200 rank & file
To Comprehend the two divisions would be 1600.

6D, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

7See “A Proposition,” March 18, 1780, note 2. The four men on this list were all captured by George Rogers Clark in his expedition against Vincennes.

8Major Jehu Hay.

9Captain Guillaume la Mothe.

10Philip Dejean, grand judge of Detroit.

12There is no record of a Lucy as a prisoner.

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