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I take the Liberty of inclosing to Your Excellency, a Letter for Lieut. Colo. Humphrys containing a Letter to His Excellency the president of Congress, praying an Answer to my Memorial formerly presented to Congress, for the Depreciation of my pay while acting as a Mustering Officer & for the 12 Months pay allowed those Officers as a Gratuity on their discharge. I have comprised in my...
The Necessities of the Writers employed under my Direction as well as my own, and the Poverty of the Q. Master Department had in great Measure anticipated the Relief afforded by the last Supply of Money transmitted to me by Mr Morris on the 3rd of June, on Account of pay. By that I was enabled to pay off the discharged Writers the Ballances of their respective Demands and to Messrs Sickels &...
I have this Evening reviewed the Paper of the 29th ulto containing the Charges & the Specification thereof from B. Genl Hazen in behalf of himself and twenty four Officers of his Regiment against Lieutenant Thomas Edwards Judge Advocate of the Army; And find that the Complainants impeach Mr Edwards in three genl Charges, Vizt 1. “Want of Abilities and a regular judicious System in the Office...
Agreeable to your Excellency’s Directions I do inclose Copy of the unsigned Instructions which I recd from you at New Windsor, with some Additions, perhaps yet incompleat. With Respect to my Pay & Subsistence Your Excellency was pleased to put me on the footing with the Secretary with You—I could wish to be allowed to draw forage for two Horses in Case I should find it convenient & necessary...
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 am honored with Your Excellency’s agreeable Favour of the 13th instant, covering seven of Mr Morris’s Notes, amounting to five hundred Dollars, of which I shall make an equal Distribution—proportioned to the Times of Service of the respective Writers who have or now are serving. I am sorry to observe to Your Excellency, that my own Necessities will absolutely oblige me to appropriate a small...
The lost papers are just come to Hand & I have folded but not had Time to Number them; they are in their respective Bundles. The Letter to me was not open’d, but in perfect Order & Muddy. I have put up the two Blankets I used On my writing Tables. I pray my most respectful Regards to Mrs Washington & am very sincerely & Affectionately Yours DLC : Papers of George Washington.
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...
Letter not found: from Richard Varick, 15 Jan. 1784. On 22 Feb. GW wrote to Varick : “The intemperate Season and irregularity of the Post, withheld your letter of the 15th Ulto from me ’till within these few days.”
I am again under the Necessity of applying to Your Excellency for a further Provision of Pay to the Writers employed under my Direction. Above six Months have elapsed since they have received any Money from the Public for their Services on which alone they depend, as their duty with me would not admit of their devoting any of their Time to the Means of making Money for their immediate...