1781-01-22 Roberdeau and Bald Eagle Company Resolution

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“Whereas I have settled an Accott of this date with the Bald Eagle Company, connected also, with an Interest Accott calculated on the several payments and taken assurances from Nathaniel Owings and John Cockey for two fifth parts of the amount, estimated at the value of Gold, or so much of the Emission of forty […]

1780-12-05 Daniel Roberdeau to Thomas James

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Alexandria, Decr 5th, 1780SirBesides my Accot against the Bald Eagle Company, which is imperfect as I know a few demands not yet made, I have also furnished you with an extract from Mr Bedwells deposition, exhibiting an Inventory of a great variety of effects which I am affeard you’ll not readily find on your arrival […]

1780-06-08 – Major Cluggage to Piper

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Sir, I make free to write you concerning the difficulty of the times in those parts at present which ought to be the concearn of every good man. A party of men from Cumberland and from these parts was marched out to wayley the gaps of the aligenia mountain before we arived from your house […]

1779-07-07 Confirmation of Delivery of Goods

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Philada, July 7th, 1779 Dr Sir          I beg the favor you will get the goods I sent up to Carlisle, now under your care, frequently exposed to the air to prevent the damage of the moth.  If it is not too much trouble I request you will send me and Inventory of what remains that […]

1779-07-19 Bald Eagle Company Accounts

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Philada, July 19th, 1779 Sirs          Under this address I shall enclose to each of you a Copy of my Acct against the Bald Eagle Company in general, without an application of the respective shares, which may be soon appropriated that you may consider it with the greater deliberation.  When the blanks are filled up, which […]

1779-08 Medical and Supplies

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PENNSYLVANIA ARCHIVES 1779. 743 My Company has been Revewed, and Past muster, 3 Officers & 43 Rank and file, one of the Latter killed or taken. I have made aplication to M r Carson for the necessaries promised have rec d Some of them, But no Blankets Except four ; the are very necesssary at […]

1779-08 Supply Articles

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PRES. REED TO JOHN CARSON, 1779. Sir, Your Favour of the 1 st Ins* has been duly received. As the Men will want hunting Shirts & are entitled to them by a Resolution of Assembly, we should be glad you would procure them if possible, & such ctfher Articles as are comprized in the Encouragement […]

1779-08-06 Enemy in the Area

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Fort Robertdeau, August the 6th, 1779 Sr,          This Morning arived at this post, Bringing With me what men I could Collect on the Way.  I think from the accounts of my Bruther, that the Number of the Enemy in those parts must be Large.  I am sorry that I had not been on the […]

1779-08-09 Some Supplies Needed Some Found

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JOHN CARSON TO PEES. REED, 1779. Carlisle, Aug* 9th, 1779. Your Letter by’Mr. Agnew of the 6th of June,* I received in due time after the date thereof, together with Ten Thousand Dollars. I have aplied it agreeable to your Direction, in purchasing hunting shirts, shoes, Legons, &c., for the Rangers, with as much frugality […]