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Among the important powers with which The Honble Congress have so wisely invested your Excellency, I understand there is that of appointing a Cloathier Genl for the Army. As I have already had some experience in the clothing business, & think myself not totally unfit for such an employment: I take the liberty with all possible deference & respect, humbly to solicit the favor of that...
since I had the pleasure of writing your Excellency I have been confined with a bad fever & Cold, wh. prevents my being able to set out for Camp for a few days In the mean time have thought proper to send the bearer Mr Young to take care of such business for me as may Occur in that department I have engaged him as assistant to me in the execution of the business not doubting but some will be...
I have the honor of your Excellencies letter of 10 Int. informing of an application from the State of Massachusetts for a share of the Blankets arrived at Portsmouth from France. I have not yet given any directions respecting any distribution of those goods further than the general orders to the Agents to forward all the supplies they possibly can to Head Quarters. There is no invoice of the...
Upon receipt of your Excellencys letter of 17 Ult. I waited on Col. Moylan, & mentioned your disapprobation of his regiment being dressd in Red, & he appeared desirous of complying with yr Excellencys wishes, but upon consulting the officers, on this point; it appeared they had been all at a considerable expence for scarlet Uniforms, & therefore they concluded best on the whole, to take the...
I had the pleasure of writing your Excellency, the 12th Inst., which missing the post, was delayed some days, Since which, your Excellencys favors of 9 & 12, are come to hand, The former of which surprized, & paind me very much, The paragraph from Mr Youngs letter to Mr Kemper, respecting the sending forward some Shirts & stockings, which seems to have given your Excellency cause of offence, I...
I had the honor of writing your Excellency the 18 past since which am without any of your Excellencys favours As I find a number of the Eastern troops are at Peeks Kill without clothing owning to some mistake or other I have dispatch’d Mr Young to meet the clothing coming this way with directions to Issue what is wanting as far as it will go There are no coats in this parcel of clothing except...
I had the honor of writing your Excellency the 6th by Mr Young which I perceive had not come to hand when yours of the 8 was sent off. the contents of which being cheifly complied with by Mr Young, being sent to Peekskill I did not think it necessary to trouble your Excellency before now—Mr Turnbul informs me he had the honor of acquainting your Excellency by what means the mistake of the...
Your Excellencys favour of 20th is just come to hand what respects the cloathing of the Massachussets Troops will be fully explain’d by Mr Turnbull—all the Clothing delivered by the Board of War to Livingston & Turnbull together with a great deal more to compleat them were applied to the Massachussets Troops and as I have before mention’d to your Excellency were by the direction of the Board...
Yesterday a supply of about 1800 pairs shoes & stockings went to head Quarters They would been sent a few days sooner but I could not get waggons. the day that I had the honor of your Excellencys directions for a supply of Shoes I received the Account of the clothing from the Eastward being at Fishkill & fully expected shoes would been sent from thence as I had given directions for that...
I had the honor of your Excellencys favor of 18 yesterday—Am sorry to find the French shoes turn out so ordinary & that so few have reach’d head Quarters, I have sent to Lancaster for a parcel, to which place all that were not likely to be soon wanted were sent during the Alarms we have had, I have taken great pains to get the sizes of the shoes encreased & am sorry to say I do not succeed so...