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Nelson, WILLIAM (Col. Commandant), orders from: 1781.- June 20. Leeds.-Orders for Capt. to take command

of a company, to march them to county and use utmost exertion to prevent depredations of the enemy; also, to change ground frequently, to keep order and discipline among the men, to attend to the shores of rivers, etc., and to prevent escape of slaves and disaffected persons.

PAGE, JOHN, to Gen. WASHINGTON (?): 1777.October 30. Williamsburg.—Received his two letters, one

announcing Burgoyne's surrender. Joy of the troops! Now past ten P.M., and the victory still being celebrated in the streets. Britain's wilful abuse of power. Heaven on “our” side. Confident of ultimate victory. Letter just received from Baltimore says Howe is retreating to his ships and Washington is in possession of Philadelphia. If true, congratulations! George III must see he paid dear for the taking of Philadelphia. Very late and has been obliged to go into the streets to prevent a riot.

No. 8. PHILLIPS, WILLIAM, to Gen. MUHLENBERG: 1781.April 7. Portsmouth.- Protest against allowing individuals

to enter within the outposts of the King's forces under his command, unless proceeding directly from an American general

Such requests as those respecting negroes may be sent in writing. As regards subject of negroes, refers him to the explanation given by Brigadier-General Arnold.

STEUBEN, Baron, general orders of : 1781.–April 1. Chesterfield.Every wagon, horse, etc., im

pressed since ist day of January to be collected and returned to Quartermaster at Williamsburg or Suffolk without delay. Inattention to this order an injustice to the public, and shall be treated as such.

No. 68. WEEDON, GEN., general orders from: 1781.- June 16. Leeds.-Orders to allow the men of their county

furloughs to go home, but to be ready at a moment's warning to repel the enemy, should they attempt to land in force. Humane reasons for the above indulgence of furloughs. Place to have a legion of horse and foot formed in the lower coun

ties to be composed of single men. PROC. AMER. PHILOS. SOC. XXXVIII. 159. H. PRINTED JULY 20, 1899.

No. 78.

No. 124.

WEEDON'S (Gen.), handwriting: 1780.-- November 2. Richmond.Examination of a deserter, by

name Peter Christian (Sergeant). Suggests the countermanding of some of the militia called into service, in consequence of the information gathered from this deserter, a reliable

man.

No. 57.

No date. -No name. Note relating to the landing of the British at

the capes of Virginia. Detailed account of their number and movements.

No. 152.

CALENDAR OF
THE CORRESPONDENCE OF
RICHARD HENRY LEE AND ARTHUR LEE.

IN THE LIBRARY OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL Society."

Prepared under the direction of the Committee on Historical Manuscripts.

(Read May 5, 1899.)

LETTERS TO RICHARD HENRY LEE. ADAMS, JOHN: 1780.–March 15, Paris, Rue de Richelieu, Hotel de Valois. See

R. H. Lee's “Life of Richard Henry Lee,” Philadelphia, 1825, Vol. ii, p. 137.

Vol. ii, p. 199, No. 55. 1785.- April 29, Auteuil. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee,” Vol. ii, p. 140.

Vol. ii, p. 290, No. 78. 1785.-- July 15, Westminster, Grosvenor Square. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol. ii, p. 141.

Vol. ii, p. 299, No. 80. 1785.- September 6, Westminster, Grosvenor Square. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee,'' Vol. ii, p. 143.

Vol. ii, p. 311, No. 83. ADAMS, SAMUEL : 1773:- April 10, Boston. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee,” Vol. i, p. 87.

Vol. i, p. 71, No. 23. 1 These manuscript letters are contained in two volumes.

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ADAMS, SAMUEL (continued): 1774. - July 15, Boston. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee,” Vol. i, p. 99.

Vol. i, p. 61, No. 21. 1775.- March 21, Boston. Unfinished letter.

Unfinished letter. See “ Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol. ii, p. 118.

Vol. i, p. 133, No. 39. . 1776. - July 15, Philadelphia. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol. i, p. 182.

Vol. I, p. 215, No. 62. : 1777.-- June 26, Philadelphia. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol. ii, p. 120.

Vol. i, p. 325, No. 93. 1778.April 20, Boston. See “ Life of Richard Henry Lee,” Vol. ii, p. 124.

Vol. ii, p. 55, No. 17. 1784.December 9, Boston. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee,” Vol. ii, p. 127.

Vol. ii, p. 250, No. 70. 1784.December 23, Boston. See “ Life of Richard Henry Lee,' Vol. ii, p. 128.

Vol. ii, p. 258, No. 70. 1787.December 3, Boston. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol. ii, p. 130.

Vol. ii, p. 319, No. 85. 1789.- April 22, Boston. See “ Life of Richard Henry Lee,” Vol. ii, p. 132.

Vol. ii, p. 335, No. 89. 1789.- July 14, Boston. See “ Life of Richard Henry Lee,” Vol. ii, p. 133.

Vol. ii, p. 339, No. 90. 1789.-August 24, Boston. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol ii, p. 134.

Vol. ii, p. 347, No. 92. 1789.-August 29, Boston. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee,” Vol. ii, p. 135.

Vol. ii, p. 351, No. 93. CARMICHAEL, WILLIAM : 1777.March 17, Paris. Slightly abbreviated in “Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol. i, p. 197.

Vol. i, p. 289, No. 84. Conway, THOMAS : 1778.- May 23, Fishkill. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee,” Vol. i, p. 294.

Vol. ii, p. 59, No. 18. CHASE, SAMUEL : 1776.-- July 30, Philadelphia. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol. ii, p. 180.

Vol. i, p. 219, No. 63.

CHASE, SAMUEL (continued): 1777.November 28, Annapolis. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol. ii, p. 182.

Vol. ii, p. 27, No. 9. 1789.July 2, Baltimore (probably to R. H. Lee). See “Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol. ii, p. 183.

Vol. ii, p. 323, No. 86. BARON DE KALB : 1777.-September 16, Bristol. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol. i, p. 296.

Vol. i, p. 339, No. 99. 1778.–August 17, Camp at White Plains. See “Life of Richard

Henry Lee," Vol. i, p. 295. Vol. ii, p. 91, No. 27.

DICKINSON, JOHN : 1768.—August 10, Philadelphia. Fragment. Merely the ending of a letter.

Vol. i, p. 37, No. 15. 1769.- January 16, Philadelphia. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee,Vol. i, p. 68.

Vol. i, pp33, 32, No. 12. 1769.-June 22, Philadelphia. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol. i, p. 76.

Vol. i, pp. 31, 30, No. II. 1773.-May 30, Fairhill. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol. i, p. 91.

Vol. i, pp. 36, 35, No. 14. FLORIDA BLANCA, COUNT DE : 1784.- October 8, St. Lorenzo. A letter of introduction for Don

Diego de Gardoque, appointed by the King of Spain
Minister Plenipotentiary to the United States.

Vol. ii, p. 246, No. 67.
GATES, HORATIO :
1778.September 23, Danbury. See “Life of Richard Henry
Lee," Vol. ii, p. 227.

Vol. ii, p. 102, No. 29. GERRY, ELBRIDGE: 1789.- February 9, Cambridge. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol. ii, p. 144.

Vol. ii, p. 327, No. 87. GRASSE, COUNT DE : 1781.-January 8, Paris. French letter and translation. See "Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol. i, p. 298.

Vol. ii, p. 209, No. 57.

HENRY, PATRICK : 1778.-- June 18, Williamsburg. See “ Life of Richard Henry Lee,” Vol. i, p. 195.

Vol. ii, p. 63, No. 19. HOLKER (French Consul) : 1779.-April 5. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee,” Vol. i, p. 199.

Vol. ii, p. 150, No. 41. 1779.-April 22, Philadelphia. Offering to the United States a loan of a million dollars, on behalf of several persons in France.

Vol. ii, p. 146, No. 40. JAY, JOHN : 1823.-February 12, Bedford, Westchester county, N. Y. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee,'' Vol. i, p. 270.

Vol. ii, p. 359, No. 95. JEFFERSON, THOMAS : 1779.June 17, Williamsburg. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee,” Vol. ii, p. 189.

Vol. ii, p. 164, No. 45. 1781.- March 10. In council. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol. ii, p. 190.

Vol. ii, p. 212, No. 58. JENINGS, EDMUND : 1771.August 17, London. Letter slightly abbreviated.

See “Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol. i, p. 50.

Vol. i, p. 87, No. 27. 1771.-December 29, London. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol. i, p. 50.

Vol. I, p. II, No. 33. LAFAYETTE, MARQUIS DE: 1778.- July 2, Camp at Brunswick. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol. ii, p. 105.

Vol. ii, p. 73, No. 22. 1779.-- January 7, on board the "Alliance." See “Life of Rich

ard Henry Lee,'' Vol. ii, p. 107. Vol. ii, p. 130, No. 36. 1779.June 13. Bidding him good-by on the eve of his depar

ture for Versailles. Compliments him on his son. Desires

Arthur Lee's further acquaintance. Vol. ii, p. 156, No. 43. 1779.- October 7, Havre. See “Life of Richard Henry Lee," Vol. ii, p. 108.

Vol. ii, p. 134, No. 37.

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