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I had the honor of writing to Your Excellency on the 28th Ultimo, and of presenting to Congress your favor of the 23d on the 30th. Last Night Mr Dodge delivered me Your Excellency’s Letter of the 26th which shall be laid before Congress this Morning. This will be accompanied by the undermentioned Papers. 1.  An Act of Congress of the 30th November for the more speedily and effectually...
After writing to Your Excellency Yesterday Morning, I had the honor of presenting to Congress Your Excellency’s Letters of the 20th and 21st. The latter was sent to the Board of War where the Papers respecting the Inspectorship are said to be lying, the former produced an Act for disbanding Bedels’ Regiment, which with an Act of the same date the 27th for allowing additional Pay to the...
When I was writing to Your Excellency yesterday Morning I had some doubts whether General Heath’s Letter of the 2nd November referred to in the first article had been an original to Congress or a Copy derived through Your Excellency’s hands, this was at too early an hour for obtaining information from the Secretary’s Office where the Paper was lodged and the tenor of the Resolve contributed to...
Since my last of the 20th Instant, I have had the honor of presenting to Congress Your Excellency’s several Dispatches under the 13th, 16th, 16th, and 18th. Inclosed with this, Your Excellency will receive four Acts of Congress as undermentioned. 1. An Act of the 23d empowering the Commander in Chief to take such Measures respecting the Officers of the Convention mentioned in Major General...
I beg leave to refer to what I had the honor of writing to Your Excellency under the 18th Instant by Humphrey. I was Yesterday honor’d with Your Excellency’s Letters of the 11th and 12th which were immediately presented to Congress, the former is committed to the Board of War, the other to the Committee on the Marquis de la Fayette’s Letters. Inclosed with this will be found an Act of Congress...
I feel myself doubly honoured by your favor of the 14th Inst. from the confidence of General Washington in the free communication of his sentiments & in the coincidence of his Ideas with my own, upon a question, on the wise decision of which the Inheritance, possibly the establishment, of the freedom & Independence of these States, seems to depend. The respect Sir, which I owe you, demands an...
I had the honor of writing to Your Excellency the 15th by Jones. Yesterday I presented a Letter to Congress from Major General Schuyler of the 2d Inst. together with one of the 10th of October from Mr James Deane which had come inclosed in the General’s Letter; A Copy of Mr Deane’s is now transmitted and by Order of Congress referred to Your Excellency. This moment half past six, A.m. Your...
I had the honor of writing to Your Excellency Yesterday by Messenger Freeman. Your Excellency will receive inclosed herewith Copy of a Letter dated Sunbury 9th Instant from Colonel Hartley to the Board of War, which Congress have directed to transmit & to signify that it is the desire of the House Your Excellency “will take such Measures relative to the subject matter thereof as you shall...
Since my last of the 6th Instant I have had the honor of receiving and presenting to Congress Your Excellencys’ favor of that date. Under Cover with this Your Excellency will receive an Act of Congress of the 12th Instant containing a state of Doctor Conollys’ case, and a Resolve of Congress thereupon which you will be pleased Sir, to send in to the Commanding Officer of the Enemys’ troops in...
Since my last Letter under the 1st Instant I have had the honor of presenting to Congress Your Excellencies favors of the 29th and 31st Ulto together with the Papers which accompanied each the former is committed—Doctor Connelly’s case has been long submitted to a Committee and I am told a Report will be made very soon. I sent your Excellency’s Letter to him in Goal. Inclosed with this Your...