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Revolutionary War Series (16 June 1775–31 May 1779) | Volume 6 (13 August 1776–20 October 1776) | Documents

General Orders, 13 August 1776From Henry Bromfield, 13 August 1776To John Hancock, 13 August 1776From John Hancock, 13 August 1776To Colonel Thomas McKean, 13 August 1776To Brig. Gen. Hugh Mercer, 13 August 1776 [letter not found]From a Secret Committee of the New York Convention, 13 August 1776From Major General Israel Putnam, 13 August 1776To Major General Philip Schuyler, 13 August 1776From Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 13 August 1776To Major General Artemas Ward, 13 August 1776From Abraham Yates, Jr., 13 August 1776General Orders, 14 August 1776To James Bowdoin, 14 August 1776To Brigadier General James Clinton, 14 August 1776From the Continental Congress Secret Committee, 14 August 1776To Major General Horatio Gates, 14 August 1776To John Hancock, 14 August 1776To John Hancock, 14 August 1776To Brig. Gen. Hugh Mercer, 14 August 1776 [letter not found]From a Secret Committee of the New York Convention, 14 August 1776From Lund Washington, 14 August 1776 [letter not found]General Orders, 15 August 1776From Major General Nathanael Greene, 15 August 1776To John Hancock, 15 August 1776To Walter Livingston, 15 August 1776 [letter not found]From Brigadier General Hugh Mercer, 15 August 1776From Brigadier General Daniel Roberdeau, 15 August 1776General Orders, 16 August 1776From Benjamin Franklin, 16 August 1776 [letter not found]To Elbridge Gerry, 16 August 1776To John Hancock, 16 August 1776From John Hancock, 16 August 1776To Frederick Jay, 16 August 1776From Major William Smith Livingston, 16 August 1776To the New Jersey Convention, 16 August 1776From Major General Philip Schuyler, 16 August 1776To Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 16 August 1776From Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 16 August 1776General Orders, 17 August 1776Proclamation for the Evacuation of New York, 17 August 1776From Lord Drummond, 17 August 1776To Lord Drummond, 17 August 1776To John Hancock, 17 August 1776From John Hancock, 17 August 1776From Major General William Heath, 17 August 1776To Maj. Gen. William Heath, 17 August 1776 [letter not found]To Lord Howe, 17 August 1776To Major General William Howe, 17 August 1776From Major William Smith Livingston, 17 August 1776To the New York Convention, 17 August 1776From Abraham Yates, Jr., 17 August 1776From Abraham Yates, Jr., 17 August 1776To Robert Yates, 17 August 1776General Orders, 18 August 1776From William Blodget, 18 August 1776To Benjamin Franklin, 18 August 1776From Major General Nathanael Greene, 18 August 1776To John Hancock, 18 August 1776From Major General William Heath, 18 August 1776To Brig. Gen. Hugh Mercer, 18 August 1776 [letter not found]To the New York Convention, 18 August 1776From Major General Philip Schuyler, 18 August 1776To Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 18 August 1776General Orders, 19 August 1776From Lord Drummond, 19 August 1776From Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene, 19 August 1776 [letter not found]To John Hancock, 19 August 1776To Major General William Heath, 19 August 1776From Lord Howe, 19 August 1776To Col. Henry Knox, 19 August 1776 [letter not found]From Colonel Henry Knox, 19 August 1776From Brigadier General Alexander McDougall, 19 August 1776From Brigadier General Hugh Mercer, 19 August 1776From Brigadier General Daniel Roberdeau, 19 August 1776To Brigadier General Daniel Roberdeau, 19 August 1776From Major General Artemas Ward, 19 August 1776To Lund Washington, 19 August 1776General Orders, 20 August 1776From Colonel Lewis Duboys, 20 August 1776From the Greenwich Committee of Safety, 20 August 1776To John Hancock, 20 August 1776From John Hancock, 20 August 1776From Major General William Heath, 20 August 1776General Orders, 21 August 1776To John Hancock, 21 August 1776To Major General William Heath, 21 August 1776From Brigadier General William Livingston, 21 August 1776To Brigadier General William Livingston, 21 August 1776To Major General Philip Schuyler, 21 August 1776General Orders, 22 August 1776To John Hancock, 22 August 1776From John Hancock, 22 August 1776To Major General William Heath, 22 August 1776From Major General William Heath, 22 August 1776From Major General William Heath, 22 August 1776From Richard Peters, 22 August 1776From Major General Artemas Ward, 22 August 1776From Abraham Yates, Jr., 22 August 1776General Orders, 23 August 1776To John Hancock, 23 August 1776To Major General William Heath, 23 August 1776From Major General William Heath, 23 August 1776To the New York Convention, 23 August 1776From Major General John Sullivan, 23 August 1776General Orders, 24 August 1776To John Hancock, 24 August 1776From John Hancock, 24 August 1776From Major General William Heath, 24 August 1776To Major General Philip Schuyler, 24 August 1776To Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 24 August 1776General Orders, 25 August 1776Orders to Major General Israel Putnam, 25 August 1776General Orders, 26 August 1776From Timothy Edwards, 26 August 1776To John Hancock, 26 August 1776To Major General William Heath, 26 August 1776From Major General William Heath, 26 August 1776From Major General Philip Schuyler, 26 August 1776To Major General Artemas Ward, 26 August 1776To Lund Washington, 26 August 1776From Joshua Wentworth, 26 August 1776General Orders, 27 August 1776Lieutenant Colonel Robert Hanson Harrison to John Hancock, 27 August 1776From John Hancock, 27 August 1776From Major General William Heath, 27 August 1776General Orders, 28 August 1776From Major General Horatio Gates, 28 August 1776From Abraham Yates, Jr., 28 August 1776To Abraham Yates, Jr., 28 August 1776General Orders, 29 August 1776Council of War, 29 August 1776To John Hancock, 29 August 1776From Major General Philip Schuyler, 29 August 1776From Lord Stirling, 29 August 1776General Orders, 30 August 1776From William Duer, 30 August 1776To Major General William Heath, 30 August 1776From Major General William Heath, 30 August 1776From Lieutenant Colonel Henry Beekman Livingston, 30 August 1776From the New York Committee of Safety, 30 August 1776To Abraham Yates, Jr., 30 August 1776General Orders, 31 August 1776To John Hancock, 31 August 1776From Major General William Heath, 31 August 1776From Major General William Heath, 31 August 1776From Major General William Heath, 31 August 1776From Major General William Heath, 31 August 1776To Major General William Heath, 31 August 1776From Lieutenant Colonel Henry Beekman Livingston, 31 August 1776From the New York Committee of Safety, 31 August 1776From Major General Philip Schuyler, 31 August 1776From Brigadier General John Morin Scott, 31 August 1776From Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 31 August–1 September 1776General Orders, 1 September 1776From Major General William Heath, 1 September 1776To Major General William Heath, 1 September 1776From Major Joseph Ward, 1 September 1776From John Augustine Washington, 1 September 1776 [letter not found]To Abraham Yates, Jr., 1 September 1776General Orders, 2 September 1776To John Hancock, 2 September 1776From Commodore Esek Hopkins, 2 September 1776From Major General Philip Schuyler, 2 September 1776From Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 2 September 1776General Orders, 3 September 1776From Major General Horatio Gates, 3 September 1776From John Hancock, 3 September 1776From Major General William Heath, 3 September 1776To Brigadier General Hugh Mercer, 3 September 1776From Brig. Gen. Hugh Mercer, 3 September 1776 [letter not found]From Colonel Rufus Putnam, 3 September 1776General Orders, 4 September 1776To Colonel Fisher Gay, 4 September 1776To John Hancock, 4 September 1776To Lieutenant Colonel Henry Beekman Livingston, 4 September 1776To Major General Philip Schuyler, 4 September 1776From Abraham Yates, Jr., 4 September 1776General Orders, 5 September 1776From Major General Nathanael Greene, 5 September 1776To Major General William Heath, 5 September 1776To Brigadier General Hugh Mercer, 5 September 1776From Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 5 September 1776From Abraham Yates, Jr., 5 September 1776General Orders, 6 September 1776From Nicholas Cooke, 6 September 1776To John Hancock, 6 September 1776To Major General William Heath, 6 September 1776From Major General William Heath, 6 September 1776From Major General William Heath, 6 September 1776From Major General William Heath, 6 September 1776To Major General William Howe, 6 September 1776To Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 6 September 1776To Abraham Yates, Jr., 6 September 1776General Orders, 7 September 1776To John Hancock, 7 September 1776From Brigadier General Hugh Mercer, 7 September 1776From Robert Morris, 7 September 1776 [letter not found]General Orders, 8 September 1776To Brigadier General James Clinton, 8 September 1776From Brigadier General James Clinton, 8 September 1776From Benjamin Franklin, 8 September 1776To John Hancock, 8 September 1776From John Hancock, 8 September 1776To Major General William Heath, 8 September 1776To Brigadier General Hugh Mercer, 8 September 1776From Major General Philip Schuyler, 8 September 1776To Abraham Yates, Jr., 8 September 1776To Abraham Yates, Jr., 8 September 1776General Orders, 9 September 1776From Major General William Heath, 9 September 1776From Major General Philip Schuyler, 9 September 1776To Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 9 September 1776From Abraham Yates, Jr., 9 September 1776General Orders, 10 September 1776From Brigadier General James Clinton, 10 September 1776From Joshua Davis, 10 September 1776From John Hancock, 10 September 1776From Major General William Heath, 10 September 1776From Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 10 September 1776General Orders, 11 September 1776To the Continental Congress Committee of Conference or Edward Rutledge, 11 September 1776 [letter not found]From the Continental Congress Committee of Conference, 11 September 1776 [letter not found]From Certain General Officers, 11 September 1776To John Hancock, 11 September 1776From Lieutenant Colonel Henry Beekman Livingston, 11 September 1776To Brigadier General Hugh Mercer, 11 September 1776From Edward Rutledge, 11 September 1776General Orders, 12 September 1776Council of War, 12 September 1776From Brigadier General George Clinton, 12 September 1776To Brigadier General James Clinton, 12 September 1776To Joshua Davis, 12 September 1776 [letter not found]Lieutenant Colonel Robert Hanson Harrison to John Hancock, 12 September 1776From John Morgan, 12 September 1776To Robert Morris, 12 September 1776From Richard Peters, 12 September 1776To Major General Philip Schuyler, 12 September 1776From Major General Philip Schuyler, 12 September 1776To Abraham Yates, Jr., 12 September 1776General Orders, 13 September 1776To Major General William Heath, 13 September 1776From Major General William Heath, 13 September 1776From the Massachusetts General Court, 13 September 1776General Orders, 14 September 1776From William Bradford, Sr., 14 September 1776To John Hancock, 14 September 1776From Major General William Heath, 14 September 1776General Orders, 15 September 1776General Orders, 16 September 1776To John Hancock, 16 September 1776From John Hancock, 16 September 1776From Richard Peters, 16 September 1776From Major General Philip Schuyler, 16 September 1776From Samuel Washington, 16 September 1776 [letter not found]General Orders, 17 September 1776To Nicholas Cooke, 17 September 1776To Colonel John Glover, 17 September 1776To Major General William Heath, 17 September 1776From Brigadier General Hugh Mercer, 17 September 1776General Orders, 18 September 1776From Colonel John Glover, 18 September 1776To Colonel John Glover, 18 September 1776To John Hancock, 18 September 1776From Major General William Heath, 18 September 1776To Major General William Heath, 18 September 1776From Brigadier General Hugh Mercer, 18 September 1776From Lund Washington, 18 September 1776 [letter not found]General Orders, 19 September 1776To John Hancock, 19 September 1776From Major General William Heath, 19 September 1776To Major General William Howe, 19 September 1776To the Massachusetts General Court, 19 September 1776General Orders, 20 September 1776From Colonel William Crawford, 20 September 1776To John Hancock, 20–21 September 1776From Patrick Henry, 20 September 1776To the New York Convention, 20 September 1776To Major General Philip Schuyler, 20 September 1776From Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 20 September 1776General Orders, 21 September 1776From Brig. Gen. William Heath, 21 September 1776 [letter not found]From Major General William Howe, 21 September 1776From Abraham Yates, Jr., 21 September 1776General Orders, 22 September 1776From William Duer, 22 September 1776To John Hancock, 22 September 1776To John Hancock, 22 September 1776From Major General William Heath, 22 September 1776To John Augustine Washington, 22 September 1776General Orders, 23 September 1776From William Bradford, Sr., 23 September 1776From Major General Nathanael Greene, 23 September 1776To Major General William Howe, 23 September 1776From Major General Philip Schuyler, 23 September 1776To Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 23 September 1776To Abraham Yates, Jr., 23 September 1776General Orders, 24 September 1776From Nathaniel Folsom, 24 September 1776To John Hancock, 24 September 1776From John Hancock, 24 September 1776From Lieutenant Colonel Henry Beekman Livingston, 24 September 1776From the Massachusetts General Court, 24 September 1776General Orders, 25 September 1776To John Hancock, 25 September 1776To John Hancock, 25 September 1776From Major General Philip Schuyler, 25 September 1776From Lund Washington, 25 September 1776 [letter not found]General Orders, 26 September 1776To Major General William Heath, 26 September 1776To Brigadier General Hugh Mercer, 26 September 1776From Colonel Rufus Putnam, 26 September 1776From Major General Philip Schuyler, 26 September 1776To Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 26 September 1776From Major General Artemas Ward, 26 September 1776From Samuel Washington, 26 September 1776 [letter not found]General Orders, 27 September 1776To John Hancock, 27 September 1776From a Secret Committee of the New York Convention, 27 September 1776To Major General Philip Schuyler, 27 September 1776From Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 27 September 1776From Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 27 September 1776General Orders, 28 September 1776To John Hancock, 28 September 1776From Major General Benjamin Lincoln, 28 September 1776From the Massachusetts Council, 28 September 1776From Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 28 September 1776General Orders, 29 September 1776To William Bradford, Sr., 29 September 1776From Major General William Heath, 29 September 1776To the Massachusetts General Court, 29 September 1776From Major General Artemas Ward, 29 September 1776General Orders, 30 September 1776Orders to Brigadier General George Clinton, 30 September 1776To John Hancock, 30 September 1776From Major General William Heath, 30 September 1776To Major General Benjamin Lincoln, 30 September 1776To Major General Philip Schuyler, 30 September 1776From Major General Philip Schuyler, 30 September 1776To Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 30 September 1776To Lund Washington, 30 September 1776General Orders, 1 October 1776From Brigadier General James Clinton, 1 October 1776From Major General William Heath, 1 October 1776From Major General Philip Schuyler, 1 October 1776From Nathaniel Shaw, Jr., 1 October 1776To Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 1–3 October 1776General Orders, 2 October 1776To John Hancock, 2 October 1776From John Hancock, 2 October 1776From Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 2 October 1776General Orders, 3 October 1776From Major General William Heath, 3 October 1776From the Massachusetts Council, 3 October 1776From Colonel Rufus Putnam, 3 October 1776From Major General Artemas Ward, 3 October 1776General Orders, 4 October 1776To John Hancock [document with enclosures]From John Hancock, 4 October 1776From Major General William Howe, 4 October 1776To Major General Philip Schuyler, 4 October 1776General Orders, 5 October 1776To Brigadier General James Clinton, 5 October 1776From Nicholas Cooke, 5 October 1776To William Fitzhugh, 5 October 1776 [letter not found]To John Hancock, 5 October 1776To Patrick Henry, 5 October 1776To William Livingston, 5 October 1776From the Massachusetts Council, 5 October 1776From Brigadier General William Thompson, 5 October 1776To Samuel Washington, 5 October 1776General Orders, 6 October 1776To Major General William Howe, 6 October 1776From Colonels Henry Knox and Rufus Putnam, 6 October 1776From Major General Philip Schuyler, 6 October 1776From Jonathan Trumbull, 6 October 1776 [letter not found]From Major General Artemas Ward, 6 October 1776From John Augustine Washington, 6 October 1776 [letter not found]To Lund Washington, 6 October 1776General Orders, 7 October 1776To Comte d'Ennery, 7 October 1776To John Hancock, 7 October 1776To John Hancock, 7 October 1776From Major General William Heath, 7 October 1776Orders to Major General Benjamin Lincoln, 7 October 1776From Major General Philip Schuyler, 7 October 1776General Orders, 8 October 1776To John Hancock, 8–9 October 1776From Major General William Heath, 8 October 1776To Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 8 October 1776To Joseph Trumbull, 8 October 1776General Orders, 9 October 1776From John Hancock, 9 October 1776To Major General William Heath, 9 October 1776To Major General William Heath, 9 October 1776From Lieutenants Jeremiah Putnam and Nathaniel Cleaves, 9 October 1776To Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 9–10 October 1776General Orders, 10 October 1776From William Bartlett, 10 October 1776From Major General William Heath, 10 October 1776From Major General William Heath, 10 October 1776From the New York Committee of Safety, 10 October 1776To Major General Philip Schuyler, 10 October 1776General Orders, 11 October 1776To John Hancock, 11–13 October 1776Recruiting Instructions for Colonel Edward Hand, 11 October 1776To Major General William Heath, 11 October 1776From Major General William Heath, 11 October 1776From Edmund Randolph, 11 October 1776To Major General Philip Schuyler, 11 October 1776From Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 11 October 1776General Orders, 12 October 1776From the Board of War, 12 October 1776 [letter not found]To Nicholas Cooke, 12–13 October 1776From Major General Nathanael Greene, 12 October 1776From Robert R. Livingston, 12 October 1776From Colonel Joseph Phillips, 12 October 1776General Orders, 13 October 1776From William Fitzhugh, 13 October 1776From Major General William Heath, 13 October 1776To Colonel Thomas Tash, 13 October 1776From Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 13 October 1776To Major General Artemas Ward, 13 October 1776General Orders, 14 October 1776Lieutenant Colonel Robert Hanson Harrison to John Hancock, 14–17 October 1776From Lieutenant Colonel Henry Beekman Livingston, 14 October 1776From Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 14 October 1776From Captain Richard Varick, 14 October 1776General Orders, 15 October 1776From Colonel Jacob Bayley, 15 October 1776From John Hancock, 15 October 1776 [letter not found]To Brig. Gen. Hugh Mercer, 15 October 1776 [letter not found]From Richard Peters, 15 October 1776To Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 15 October 1776General Orders, 16 October 1776Council of War, 16 October 1776From Brigadier General Hugh Mercer, 16 October 1776From Major General Philip Schuyler, 16 October 1776From Major General Philip Schuyler, 16 October 1776To Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 16 October 1776General Orders, 17 October 1776To Colonel Jacob Bayley, 17 October 1776To Nicholas Cooke, 17 October 1776To the New York Convention, 17 October 1776General Orders, 18 October 1776To John Hancock, 18 October 1776To Brig. Gen. Hugh Mercer, 18 October 1776 [letter not found]To Samuel Washington, 18 October 1776General Orders, 19 October 1776From Nicholas Cooke, 19 October 1776From Jonathan Trumbull, 19 October 1776 [letter not found]General Orders, 20 October 1776Lieutenant Colonel Robert Hanson Harrison to John Hancock, 20 October 1776To Robert R. Livingston, 20 October 1776To Joseph Trumbull, 20 October 1776