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I have the honor to acknowlege the reciept of your Excellency’s esteem’d favor of the 14th of last Month, wherein, you express an uneasiness, at a Spirit of Mutiny which General Varnum assures you, has made its appearance among the Troops, whom I have the honor to command. As I was not before acquainted with this Circumstance, was not a little surpriz’d to recieve my first information, from...
Since my last, Two N. Hampshire Volunteers (who were capturd in Rhode Island & since exchangd) have brought out a Newport Gazette containing the following Intelligence—“That Sir Harry Clinton with the Troops arrivd there on Tuesday last & saild again on the 2d Instant[”] —I have it likewise from General Cornell who is station’d at Tiverton, that the British Fleet had saild passd Newport & were...
The Avarice of Connecticut & the Jealousy of Pensylvania have brought on a Dispute which could not be Settled but by a Resolution for Your Excellency to releive the present Garrison of Wyoming with Troops not Drawn from the Line of Either of Said States—Leaving it in Your Discretion to Determine whether a Garrison was necessary at that Place a full persuasion that You wish to Exercise this &...
I have the Honor to Inclose your Excelly a Letter from Colo. Butler Respecting Doctor Jones who is very Desireous of going on the Western Expedition as I know nothing more of Colo. Butlers Reasons than are mentioned in the Letter & nothing at all Respecting the Call that may be for Mr Jones to Remain with the army I can only Inclose Colo. Butlers Letter & Submit the Matter to your Exceys...
I have the pleasure to Inform you that we have already Collected a Magazine amply Sufficient for all possible Demands. The French Fleet has not yet arrived the Marquis will be in on the 29 as he writes me and we Shall be in perfect Readiness My numbers I trust will be Sufficient for the purpose if a few more old troops had been Sent on it might have been Better but Even as it is I have not a...
I am now movving to Pompton agreable to your Excys orders of yesterday. I find that the whole of the Rhode Island Army is Encamped on Staten Island in Addition to the Troops before Stationed there That they are making preparations for an Excursion Somewhere & it is Generally Conjectured That they Intend a Descent upon the Jersy Shore—This Conjecture Seems to be Strengthened by the Light Horse...
As your Excellency is about to visit the Metropolis of this State, and as I have no House in that Town, will your Excellencey have the goodness to indulge me with the honor of your company with your Suite to a family Dinner at my House in Durham on Wednesday next—Your Excellencey will please to excuse my a⟨sking⟩ the favor at so late a Day; and indeed my ⟨mutilated⟩ inclination led me to...
I have the honor to acknowledge your Excellency<s> Favor of the 4th Instant, and shall invariably comply with your Intentions as pointed out therein respecting the Cloathing. I have no reason to doubt, but the Troops under my Command may be satisfactorely supply’d in the manner you propose. I was likewise duly honord with your esteemd favor of the 5th Ulto; and beg leave in answer, to assure...
Though I have nothing Important to write your Excellency at This moment I take the Liberty by his Excellencey the Chevalier de La Luzerne to assure you of my Earnest wishes for your Success against New york & That Every Effort of mine Shall be Employed while I remain in Congress to Second your attempt to fulfil (or Even if possible to anticipate) your wishes: my time in Congress will Soon...
The only apology I can make for not answering Sooner your Excellencys favor of the 17th ulto is that I wished to forward my Letter by Colo. Laurens who has been unexpectedly Delayed from Setting off for Head Quarters. Since Rivingtons Publication I feel Some reluctance at venturing my Letters by the Post. Your Excellencys Letter of the 27th ulto was Yesterday read in Congress & Referrd to...