Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801-1804 ... (Google eBook)

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State of New York, 1900 - New York (State)
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Contents

Governor Clinton mildly rebukes the Albany Conspiracy Commis
58
One hundred dollars rewardFor the arrest of Parks and
64
John Tayler requests that a bill for rum be settled
70
George Clinton to WashingtonFear of losing all the settlements
78
General Ten Broeek ordered to protect the western frontier 8485
84
A cry of alarm from Harington township 8687
86
Congress establishes the TreasuryOfficers how appointed their
93
George Clinton vindicatedCongress absolves him from responsi
99
Officers of the Company of Exempts of Runibout Patent 111112
111
Tryon County asks for assistanceSmall reliance to be placed
117
The Governor commends Colonel DrakeAnd honors his requisi
123
Exempts of Hanover Ulster County 125126
125
The officers of Glovers Brigade petition for flour for their
133
Flour for the French Fleet
139
A petition to procure the exchange of Edward Covenhoven
145
A postal thief steals the Governors mail 151152
151
Congress in the cause of good morals
184
Putnam snubs Colonel MalcomThe Colonel appeals to the Gov
193
Bold robberies in eastern Long Island 199200
199
George Clintons old soldiers appealExchanged troops captured
205
Militia reported to be short of ammunitionThe Governors quick
211
More money required for the five Continental battalions 217218
217
Tribulations of numerous ToriesThe Albany Commissioners
219
The case of Samuel Hake 232233
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Associated Exempts of Albany County 239240
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Flag courtesies suspendedGovernor Clinton explains why
249
Clinton Morris and JayThe latter carries a letter from
255
An appeal from Cherry ValleyProminent citizens ask General
259
Samuel Hake againAsks for an extension of his parole 2G52C6
265
The Clove asks to become a permanent military post 274270
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Captain Swartwout cashieredFailure of his charges against
280
An aggressive movement necessaryGovernor Clintons sugges
289
The unprotected Westchester frontier
297
Governor Clinton corrects the errors contained in the first reports
304
Atrocities along Lake ChamplaInColonel Webster makes report
308
Colonel Hay called upon for explanationsGovernor Clinton
314
William Millers earnest appealTories permitted to drive cattle
320
Living expenses of a delegate to CongressGouverneur Morris
323
An assault case brought before the AttorneyGeneral 333334
333
McDougall again in command at the HighlandsGovernor Clin
346
Confidence in Colonel MalcomThe Governor regrets he is to
353
John Jay elected President of CongressSucceeds Henry
359
Violations of the GatesBurgoyne ConventionGovernor Clinton
365
Alarm in Charlotte CountyEbenezer Clark brings its defenceless
372
Governor Clinton objects to the propositionNotifies General
382
Abraham Yates and the fugitives from Cherry Valley 389390
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Ira Allens Vermont addressHis arguments to establish Vermont
395
Lieutenant Wood vindicated 399401
399
Proposition to negotiate an exchange of a British officer and
405
Exchanging Cherry Valley prisonersThe pathetic letter
410
The Oneidas threatenedColonel Van Dyck reports the result
417
Governor Clinton the Long Island Whigs and Captain Scudder
424
To make an example of maraudersGeneral McDougall promises
430
Subordinate James to Commander GeorgeExchange of
437
Dr John Bard expresses his gratitude to Governor Clinton for
445
Proposals for goods to be delivered at Southold L 1 455456
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James Monell willing to resort to extreme measures in order
532
Du Slmltlere writes to Governor ClintonDesirous of adding
533
Governor Clinton acknowledges official communications from John
539
Rhode Island depends upon New York for breadstuffs 545546
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John Jay writes Governor ClintonAnd offers suggestions touch
552
A general press warrant
558
Colonel Hay acknowledges receipt of Governor Clintons impress
559
The Vermont disputeMicah Townsend offers several sensible
565
Massachusetts makes acknowledgement for flour privileges 569570
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General McDougall makes a request on Governor Clinton for sev
578
William Floyd writes of financial matters 581
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The good news from Europe Frauds Lewis declares it
585
Commissary Colt writes confidentiallyHis private opinion of
592
A brief letter from John Jay
598
Mr Constable of Schenectady given his citizenship 006607
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George Clintons answer to the petition from Tryon County
613
guard duty 621622
621
Lynde Lord urges the settlement of his account for keeping pris
641
Signals of alarm 648049
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Return of Brigadier General Ten Broecks command at Albany
654
Handicapped by Tories and JobbersCommissary Reed reports
661
In relation to a pass
667
Ruinous prices for the necessaries of life 670671
670
Commissary Leek requests Egbert Benson to intercede in his behalf
676
Relating to the sale of goods belonging to Samuel Hake confis
682
The defence of New Yorks frontierPresident Jay furnishes Gov
689
His instructions to Walter Livingston 691692
691
List of distressed families in Mohawk District 700701
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Governor Clinton indulgent in the case of Mrs Cregier
707
Governor Clinton believes the legislative appropriation for
711
Commissary Cuyler urges the seizure of wheat in Albany County 717718
717
Johannes Ball recommended to distribute the relief for the Coble
723
Abraham Biningers accusationIn effect that the Commissioners
727
Governor Clinton powerlessUnwilling to advise frontier inhab
733
The Jaycocks caseThe culprit appeals for a respiteThe Gover
740
Rudolph Shoemaker denouncedA delegation from German Flats
746
Ulster County troopers pay a complimentary tribute to Captain
754
Governor Clinton promises Jelles Fonda protection against Indian
759
Rochester Ulster County makes a request that Governor Clinton
767
A line of grievances from the inhabitants of lower Orange County 773770
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General Schuylers instructions to Captain Stockwell 779780
779
lteturns of flour and wheat purchased from 13th to 30th April
785
George Clinton to Colonel Curtenius as to the Clothing Depart
788
Robert Yates reports that fifty depredators are working the woods
790
General Washington commends Governor Clintons services 796797
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Returns of wheat and flour found in sundry mills and purchased
802
Stephen Lushs receipts for funds for the frontier sufferers
808
Copy of a pass signed by the British LieutenantGeneral Jones 812813
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A guard asked for the frontier of northern Ulster County 818819
818
Governor Clinton asks Sir Henry Clinton to permit the wives
825
Governor Clinton extends a favor to a captive British halfpay
831
Relative to the exchange of prisoners and removal of Tory fami
837
James Clinton worriedApprehensive that Washingtons instruc
838
Relating to exchanges 844845
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Governor Clintons response to Colonel Levi Pawlings letter
850
Johannes Ball renders an accounting
856

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Page 801 - The said states hereby severally enter into a firm league of friendship with each other for their common defence, the security of their liberties, and their mutual and general welfare, binding themselves to assist each other against all force offered to, or attacks made upon them, or any of them, on account of religion, sovereignty, trade, or any other pretence whatever.
Page 59 - GEORGE CLINTON Esquire. Governor of our said state General and Commander in chief of all the militia and admiral of the navy...
Page 301 - Resolved, That his Excellency the Governor be, and he is hereby authorized, to...
Page 80 - George Clinton, Esquire, Governor of our said State, General and Commander in Chief of all the Militia, and Admiral of the Navy of the same...
Page 127 - Greene were of the 26th ult., when he was lying before Camden, the works and garrison of which were much stronger than he had expected to find them. I have the honor to be, with great respect, your Excellency's most obedient humble servant.
Page 365 - The People of the State of New York, by the Grace of God. free and Independent, to all to whom these presents shall come or may concern, Send Greeting : Know ye that...
Page 469 - Be it ordained, That as soon as may be, after the termination of the present war between the United States of America and Great Britain, an act or acts be passed by the legislature of this state, for causing all elections thereafter to be held in this state for senators and representatives in assembly, to be by ballot, and directing the manner in which the same shall be conducted.
Page 696 - State, it shall and may be lawful for the person administering the government of this State for the time being, by and with the advice and consent of the council of appointment...
Page 844 - that matters were fast approaching to a very serious crisis, which nothing but the immediate interposition of Congress could possibly prevent ; that he daily expected he should be obliged to order out a force for the defence of those who adhered to New York : that the wisdom of Congress would suggest to them what would be the consequence of submitting the controversy, especially at...
Page 745 - His Excellency George Clinton, Esqr., Governor of the State of New York, &c.

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