Collections Volume 62

Collections Volume 62

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... foundation, and overturn that resolve which forbids issuing money to any person out of office untill his accounts are settled, which appears to me in many cases very unreasonable, and had good hopes soon to accomplish it with the assistance of sundry gentlemen of more experience and weight than I could pretend to, but am now at a loss how to apply to the advantage of the late Commissary General's accounts, if effected, or what method will be adopted for their settlement; but shall be always happy to contribute all in my power to procure justice to be done to the family and heirs of one for whom I had-so great an esteem and friendship, whom I always beleived to possess strict integrity and to have served his country with honor and fidelity and great success. ' Will your Excellency be pleased to remember me to Col Williams and M' Wales, to whom I intended to have wrote by this post, but the time will fail me, and to the other gentlemen of your Council, and permit me to subscribe myself, Your Excellency's most respectful, most obedient, and most hble. servant, His Excellency Gov' TRUMBULL. TITUS HOSMER. WILLIAM GREENE TO JONATHAN TRUMBULL! PROVIDENCE, 14"' August, 1778. SIR, --I recieved an express last night from Majr General Sullivan at his head quarters, now on the island of Rhode Island, informing of me that by the severity of the storm he has been so unfortunate as to have lost? almost the whole of his cartridges, and therefore requests me to send him as many as can be procured, and having here but about 12,000 of them, and half a ton of powder, which I have ordered to be made up into musquet cartridges immediately, lays me under a necessity to call upon your Excellency, that in case you can...
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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236968255
  • 9781236968258