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Letter to General Schuyler


A draft of a Letter to Major-General Schuyler, to cover a copy of Colonel Hinman' s Letter, was read and approved; and is in the words following, to wit:

Committee of Safety for the Colony of New-York, July 13, 1775.

SIR: We beg leave to enclose you a copy of a letter from Colonel Hinman, which was received yesterday. We have, in substance, by our answer, informed him that we would forward a copy of his letter to you, and that we have the highest confidence that, on his application, you will make every arrangement in stationing the Troops at the different posts mentioned in his letter, that would be for the general defence of the United Colonies.

We are, Sir, your obedient servants. By order, &c.

To Major General Schuyler.

Ordered, That a copy thereof be signed by the Chairman, and, together with a copy of Colonel Hinman' s Letter, be transmitted by the first Conveyance.