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Though General Hand has not yet answered my Letter Containing a number of Questions yet I think it necessary to Inclose you Copy of his Letter in answer to mine of the 8th & 10th Instant which will in Some measure Show the State of affairs in that Quarter I think it will be necessary to Send on two or three hundred Troops from hence to Wyoming. I Inclose your Excy Copy of a Letter from the...
I am honored with your Excellenceys favor of the 24th Instant. Am happy to Inform you that the Difficulty Respecting waggons is removed as the Executive Councill of Pensylvania have granted warrants upon the waggon masters of the Counties of North Hampton Berks & Bucks to Supply Every Deficiencey at the Same time they request me not to use this authority but with Caution & only in Cases where...
I Last Evening returned from the Great Swamp for which place I Set off the Day before I found the Road Cleared to within twenty three miles of wyoming & through all the Difficult parts of the Swamp Colo. Cilleys Regt has Joined Courtlandts & Spensers to assist in Clearing the Road. I find that those persons who pretended to know the Country misrepresented matters Exceedingly The Indian Path...
Extract of a letter from General Sullivan dated June 2d 79 from Easton. “I enclose your Excellency copy of a letter from Major Clayborne to General Hand, by which Your Excellency will see the deficiency of the Quarter Master’s department in that quarter and what forwardness matter⟨s⟩ are now in by the exertions of Major Claybor⟨ne⟩. “I have the honor to obsere to Your Excellency that in my...
Extract of a letter from Genl Sullivan Dated at Easton June 12th 1779. I should have moved from this post before now but the stores not having got up the Susquehannah I thought it imprudent to throw the whole army on to consume the provisions before we were in readiness to move on. I expect an Officer to return from Wyoming this day who was sent on to examine into the state of affairs and hope...
I arrived here on the 23d & find the stores not yet arrived they are now thirty miles down the river I was unhappy enough to find on my arrival that scarcely a Barrel of the salted meat can be eaten and that more than two third’s of the Bread is so mouldy that it is impossible to eat it—I have ordered the meat to be smoaked which I hope will save it but I know not what we shall do for want of...
Extract of a letter from Genl Sullivan Dated at Wyoming June 27th 1779. “Our stores are not yet arrived. “I am distressed on account of our Beef & hard bread being almost ruined. I wrote your Excellency fully on this head yesterday Court-landts & Spencers Regts have wore out all their Cloaths in clearing the Roads many of them have not even a piece of a shirt & those Corps which I find on the...
Extract of a Letter from Major General Sullivan dated Wyoming 29th June 1779. [“]I was this morning honored with your Excellencys favour (without date) Acknowledging the receipt of mine of the 12th coming to hand on the 19th Inst. I am happy to Inform your Excellency that thirty six of our boats have arrived this morning with Stores & that the provisions are in a much better Condition than...
Extract of a letter from General Sullivan dated Wioming July the 1st 1779. “I have the honor to inclose your Excellency an extract from General Clinton’s letter of the 27th instant, assuring me of his great forwardness. This letter was accompanied by another from Mr Deane to General Clinton, and by General Haldimands speech to the Oneidas copies of which I do myself the honor likewise to...
I was Last Evening honored with Yr Excellencys favors of the first & 5th of July Inclosing a Copy of Yr Excys favor of the 21 June & Copy of a Letter from Montreal The first of these Seems to Censure both the proceedure & the order given to General Clinton but I am Certain had Yr Excy been upon the Spot & as well Acquainted with the facts as I am, You would have Acted the Same part that I have...