The proposed order for the 1st. of Augst. is approved.
It being desireable that the testimony called for by Gen. Gaines, be procured in all the extent practicable, It may be proper to apprize Gen: Smith of the destination of Genl: Ripley, and to order his attendance with that of Capt: Ship if the service in that quarter will permit.
PHi: Daniel Parker Papers.