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Letter not found: from James Anderson, 13 Sept. 1799. In his letter to Anderson of 16 Sept. GW refers to Anderson’s “letter of the 13th instant.”
Letter not found: from Robert Lewis, 10 Sept. 1799. GW wrote Lewis on 7 Dec. : “Your letter of the 10th of Septr came duly to hand.”
Two days since, I received from General Wilkinson a Report of which I now send you the original. You will find it intelligent and interesting. Perhaps on the score of intrinsic propriety it deserves to be adopted to a larger extent than some collateral and extraneous considerations may permit. I had previously thought of the subject but had purposely limited myself to a few very general ideas,...
Two days since, I received from General Wilkinson a Report of which I now send you the original. You will find it intelligent and interesting. Perhaps on the score of intrinsic propriety it deserves to be adopted to a larger extent than some collateral and extraneous considerations may permit. I had previously thought of the subject but had purposely limited myself to a few very general ideas,...
Letter not found: from Landon Carter, 6 Sept. 1799. On 11 Sept. GW wrote Carter : “In answer to your favor of the 6th instant. . . .”
Inclosed are the rules which have been adopted by the President of the United States relative to rank and promotion in the Army. It is requested that you will as speedily as the nature of the case and circumstances admit determine the relative rank of the field officers of the Regiment of Cavalry, and of the 12 regiments of Infantry raised in pursuance of the Act of the 16 July 1798. For your...
As the Letters from the Colonels and Majors do not exactly agree with the records of the War department, it has been thought proper to annex to such of them as were in service during the late War, the time of their entering and quitting the service as entered in the Books and settlements of the Office. Lieutenant Colonels John Smith Captain 1 April 1778 deranged 1 Jany 1783 James Read Captain...
Letter not found: from John Avery, 2 Sept. 1799. On 25 Sept. GW wrote Avery : “Your letter of the 2d instt came duly to hand.”
As soon as I had the honor of your Favour of the 28th Ulto I made the necessary Enquiry of Mr Blagdin, but did not receive his Answer till yesterday Afternoon, as he had a Statement to make of some Ironmongery wanted for the Houses. This return I enclose, but if it should be inconvenient to you to order the Articles, either Mr Blagdin or I will get them for you. He informs me he shall have...
Letter not found: from William Augustine Washington, 30 Aug. 1799. On 7 Oct. GW wrote William Augustine Washington : “Strange as it may seem, it is nevertheless true, that your letter of the 30th of August never got to my hands until the 4th instant.”