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I arrived yesterday at Crompond, where I intended to remain for some days to take the advantage of the forages in the vicinity of Pines bridge. I had but just encamped, when a demand for fifty teams came from the Quartermaster general—This obliged me to remove nearer the river with a view to cover Westpoint and avail myself of the water-transportation for forage and provisions. On the moment...
Incumbered with much baggage, I put it in motion the day before yesterday in the afternoon, towards Croton. To escape the flies, moved the army in the evening to the high lands south of Young’s, leaving strong pickets in our rear on all the roads. Yesterday morning, before I moved from Young’s, I left colonel Putnam with three hundred and twenty four rank and file (infantry), Sheldon’s...
At a board of general Officers of the american Army held at camp near Dobbs’ ferry August the 2. 1781 by order of his Excellency the Commander in chief to consider three plans for the succession of the Medical department and report thereon. Present Major General Heath Brigadier General Knox Major General Lord Stirling Brigadier General Glover Major General Lincoln Brigadier General Paterson...
I arrived here yesterday after noon, shall proceed to the army the moment I can pack up my papers Baggage &c. and the Quarter Master can furnish me with waggons to receive and transport them. I have the honor to be with the greatest respect your Excellencys most Obedt Servt MHi : Heath Papers.
I have now the honor to enclose your Excellency, coppy of the proceedings of the Convention, who met at Providence the 26th ulto—The mode adopted for forwarding the Supplies of Fresh Beef during the Campaign, I hope is reduced to a System which will be effectual in its operation, and such as will meet your approbation, The States are takeing measures to ensure a seasonable purchase of the...
I was this evening honored with yours of the 20th inclosing one to the Commanding Officer of the Corps of Invalids at Boston—I shall afford the Commanding Officer, every aid in my power to facilitate his march to West point. I have been this evening honord with a Letter from Governor Trumbull of the 20th instant, giving a pritty particular account of the proceedings of the State of...
I last addressed your Excellency the 18th instant. I have since been honored with yours of the 13th and 15th. The Towns are now makeing the greatest exertions to compleat their Quotas of men for the Continental Battalions, the greater part of them will be raised, some of them for the Campaign only, these how ever, will be of the best men, The militia will be detached conformable to your...
I have been honored with yours of the 7th instant. I have not for a moment neglected the business of my mission, or eased my solicitations to effect it and have the pleasure to assure your Excellency, that there is a disposition in all the New England States, to afford every aid and support you have required as far as is within their power. This Common wealth, have passed the most spirited...
I am still pursuing the completion of my Commission, by a letter I received the last evening from Rhode Island I am informed that Governor Greene has written your Excellency an answer to your address, the doings of the Assembly and the condition of the provisions and Clothing in that State. This State (Massachusetts) have the business of permanent supplies now under consideration in the...
I had the honor last to address your Excellency from Hartford the 13th Instant, with a representation of my proceedings to that time, The next morning Governor Trumbull, informed me, that there were seven Thousand Barrels salted meat, in the State of Connecticut, which may be depended on for the army, and at least Two Thousand Barrels of Fish, with Forty Hhd Rum at Hartford, and Fifteen at...