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With this Your Excellency will receive my Letter of the 30th which has been two days in the hands of Colonel Gimat; this Gentleman being detained by some prospect of receiving an Act of Congress in his favor in a day or two, I judge it best to forward the public Dispatches by an Express Messenger. Yesterday I had the honor of presenting to Congress your Excellencys’ several Letters of the...
Since my last Letter under the 25th by Van Court I have had the honor of presenting to Congress Your Excellency’s favors of the 22nd and 23d. Your Excellency will find Inclosed herewith Copy of a letter which I have written to Major General Gates in Answer to Lord Balcarres’ application and also two Acts of Congress. 1. of the 26th Instant directing Count Pulaski’s Legion and all the Cavalry...
Referring to my last Letter under the 23d Instant by Crawford, I proceed to forward to your Excellency within the present Cover an Act of Congress of the 23d for allowing Pay and subsistence to Monsr Dominique Le Eglise, and for holding him subject to the directions of the Commander in Chief, or the Commander of the Northern Department. This, I apprehend is intended as a support for an...
I had the honor of addressing Your Excellency Yesterday by Jones, and also of receiving and presenting to Congress Your Excellency’s favor of the 18th with the Refugee Petition to the British Commissioners. This, I understand will appear in print tomorrow, and be prefaced by a private hand. Congress heard it read and paid no other attention to it. Inclosed in this Your Excellency will receive...
Since my last Letter of the 16th by Brown, I have had the honor of presenting to Congress Your Excellency’s favor of the 14th Instant. Within the present Cover Your Excellency will receive three Acts of Congress of the 21st Instant. 1. for granting Monsr de Vrigny such testimonial of his zeal and services as he is entitled to. 2. for obtaining a Return of re-inlistments in the Army in...
I had the honor of writing to Your Excellency the 13th Instant by Messenger Freeman. Inclosed Your Excellency will be pleased to receive an Act of Congress of yesterdays’ date for removing from Massachusetts Bay to Charlotte[s]ville in Virginia the Troops of the Convention of Saratoga unless Sir Henry Clinton shall have complied with one of the requisitions of Congress in their Act of the 11th...
My last trouble to your Excellency was dated the 9th by Messenger Dodd who was detained by bad weather and a little management of his own until yesterday. Within the present inclosure your Excellency will receive the undermentioned Papers. 1. An Act of Congress of the 12th Inst. strictly enjoining all Officers in the Army of the United States to see that the good and wholsome Laws provided for...
An accident which has very seldom happened to me in the course of thirty Years business, has deprived me of the honor of making an earlier & puts it out of my power even now of making a more proper acknowledgement of three of Your Excellency’s favors which I remember to have been indebted for antecedent to the receipt of this of the 3d Inst. which now lies before me. those, in removing my...
I had the honor of writing to Your Excellency the 2nd Instant by Ross, since which Your Excellency’s several favors of the 29th Ulto & 3d Inst. with the several papers refer’d to have been duly presented to Congress—the former is committed to the Board of War—I have communicated the Extract from Count d’Estaings’ letter to Monsr Girard—Congress have no objection to granting leave of absence to...
Since my last of the 27th I have had the honor of receiving and presenting to Congress Your Excellency’s favor of the 23d Ulto which is still in the hands of a Committee. I have at present only to forward the Inclosed Act of Congress of the 30th September for Marching Count Pulaski’s Legion and other Continental Soldiers in and near this City to Princeton. I have the honor to be &c. LB ,...