Collections of the New York Historical Society; The John Watts de Peyster Publication Fund Series Volume 8

Collections of the New York Historical Society; The John Watts de Peyster Publication Fund Series Volume 8

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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. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...to he, & Joan L. C. Rooms. Lieut. Col. Buskirk. To Docroa Noorn. New York, Septr 29, 1779. SIR, I am directed by Major Genl Pattison to assure you of his readiness to comply with your wishes upon every Occasion, he is therefore particularly concerned that it is not in his Power to acquiesce in your request with respect to M' Brownrigg, but the House that he occupies is so particularly situated as to render it absolutely necessary for a Store, he has however given Orders to provide a good Billet for M' Brownrigg as contiguous to you as possible. I have the Honor to be, &" New York, Septr '.29, 1779. SIR, I am directed by Major Genl Pattison to desire that you will be so good as to order the usual Allo'aiice of Provisions, Rum & Spruce Beer to be issued to 300 Labourers who are to be employed on the King's Vorks at Governor's Island, and to commence tomorrow the 30th Instant. I have the Honor to be, & New York. Sept' ')9, 1779. SIR, I am directed by Major Gen1 Pattison Commandant to request that you will order 50 Tents & 150 Blankets, together with a proportionable quantity of Camp Kettles to be issued for the use of 300 Labourers, who are to be sent over to Governor's Island tomorrow morning and that you will be pleased to order that a 'sufiicient number of Boats be in readiness at Vhite Hall at Six o'Clock in the Morning in order to Transport them thither. I am further directed by the General to desire that you will have the goodness to make a Requisition from the Barrack Oflice for the usual allowance of Fuel for these Labourers. I have the Honor to be, & Major Bruen. New York, Septr 29, 1779. Sm, I am directed by Major Genl Pattison Commandant, to desire that a...show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236993586
  • 9781236993588