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Agreeable to General Schuyler’s Directions to me, I send down (under Charge of Lieut. Van Waggenen) Lieut. Schalch & Dr Gill of the Royal Artillery made Prisoners at St Johns, to be disposed of as Your Excellency shall be pleased to direct. They are on their Parole. I also send down Mr John MacDonell one of the Scotch Gentlemen made Prisoner at Johns Town, Tryon County, in January last, He has...
Albany, 4 June 1776 . “I send down the Bearer Capt. Godwin of the Royal Artillery made Prisoner at Chambly: He has a Permit on Parole to join the Prisoners of that Garrison now in Trenton or some Other Part of New Jersey & is directed to wait on your Excellency for Directions in his Rout to New Jersey.” ALS , DLC:GW ; LB , NN : Schuyler Papers. Capt. William Godwin of the 4th Battalion of the...
Agreeable to General Schuylers Orders I do myself the Honor to Inclose you three Lists of Articles wanted for the Public Service, on Lake Chamblain, contained in the Paper marked A and do also inclose Your Excellency another Paper marked B containing a true Account of such Articles of these Lists as cannot possibly be procured at this Place. An Express is sent from this Place to Connecticut,...
I have Directions from General Schuyler, in Order to prevent Delays in forwarding the Stores & Other Necessaries for the Army, in his Absence, to open any Letters that shall be directed to him from the General Officers & Commanders of Posts in this Department & to Comply with their Requisitions in procuring & forwarding such Articles, as May be wanted and can be procured by Me, & to send for...
I do myself the Honor to inclose Copy of a Letter from General Arnold to General Gates transmitted by the Latter from Tyonderoga & this Moment received in General Schuyler’s absence who is now on his Way to Saratoga. The Lead arrived at Fort George on Saturday last and was immediately forwarded —The powder left this on the same Day and is probably now at or near Fort George, where it will not...
I have the Honor of acknowledging the Receipt of Your Excellency’s Favor of the 15th instant, conveying to me Your Orders for my Removal to Head Quarters. I am sorry to find That Lt Colo. Bradford has resolved to quit his Office, but shall in Obedience to Your Excellency’s Orders, repair to New Jersey as soon [as] possible, to releive him, in Confidence that the Honorable the Congress will be...
I do myself the honour to inclose your Excellency copy of a letter from Col. Hay of the 5th inst. In answer to his letter I informed him “that our force on the lines was already inadequate to the duty required to be done in that quarter, and that I did not think it prudent to withdraw the two companies of Malcom’s brigade, without first advising with your Excellency on the subject; and that I...
I have the Honor to inform Your Excellency, that I think my Health is so far restored, as to enable me to bear the Fatigue incident to an Attendance on a Court of Enquiry into my Conduct, which Your Excellency was so indulgent as to promise me, as soon as I should be able to attend to It. It is Sir, a Wish, natural to a Young Man, whose rise & Happiness in Life depend on a fair & unblemished...
Yesterday I was honored with Your Excellency’s Favor of the 21th by Colo. Lamb. I am sorry to find that such cogent & just Reasons rinder it improper, & have influenced Your Excellency to direct, that the Enquiry into my Conduct be extended no further back, than during my unhappy Connexion with the guilty Arnold. A friendly opinion to that Effect from Colo. Harrison had in some Measure...
I hope the Proceedings of the Court of Enquiry on my Conduct have e’er this reached your Excellency’s Hands. A Consciousness of the Rectitude of my Intentions & Conduct, while in the Service of my Country, induces me to expect an honorary Report from them. I now remain solicitous, only about properly publishing to my Countrymen & fellow Citizens & especially to my late Brother Officers, in...