Letter from Moses Hazen to Nathanael Greene

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    [Moses Hazen to Nathanael Greene October 25, 1780 [RvW Box 2 Folder 50; MSS. – A.L.S.]] Camp West Point 25th Octr. 1780 Dear General Inclosed [sic] you have a letter to my friend Major Taylor which I beg you will Seal and forward to him. If he should come into the field you will find him usefull [sic] and Clever – Since you left this place we have had an alarm and I was sent off to Pines Bridge on Croton river with 600 men, and Returnd without seing [sic] a Cow Boy or a Readcoat [sic], which has hitherto delayed my writing as I proposed – Tomorrow I Take up the Business of [?] Trial as Soon as that is over shall proceed to Philadelphia. Should this find you there I have again to beg the favour that you will mention the postponing of the Reduction of my Regiment [should that be in Contemplation] untill my arrival I have not heard from Mrs Greene – Mrs Hazen I hope is agiting [sic] better She desires her compliments – If any thing is in my Power Command him whose ambition it is to be Dear Sir Your most obedt. and most Devoted Humble. Servant Moses Hazen [End Page 1] The Honbl [Honorable] Major Genl. [General] Greene – [Endorsed:] From Colonel Hazen Octr. [October] 25th 1780 [End Page 2]
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    [Moses Hazen to Nathanael Greene October 25, 1780 [RvW Box 2 Folder 50; MSS. – A.L.S.]] Camp West Point 25th Octr. 1780 Dear General Inclosed [sic] you have a letter to my friend Major Taylor which I beg you will Seal and forward to him. If he should come into the field you will find him usefull [sic] and Clever – Since you left this place we have had an alarm and I was sent off to Pines Bridge on Croton river with 600 men, and Returnd without seing [sic] a Cow Boy or a Readcoat [sic], which has hitherto delayed my writing as I proposed – Tomorrow I Take up the Business of [?] Trial as Soon as that is over shall proceed to Philadelphia. Should this find you there I have again to beg the favour that you will mention the postponing of the Reduction of my Regiment [should that be in Contemplation] untill my arrival I have not heard from Mrs Greene – Mrs Hazen I hope is agiting [sic] better She desires her compliments – If any thing is in my Power Command him whose ambition it is to be Dear Sir Your most obedt. and most Devoted Humble. Servant Moses Hazen [End Page 1] The Honbl [Honorable] Major Genl. [General] Greene – [Endorsed:] From Colonel Hazen Octr. [October] 25th 1780 [End Page 2]
Title:
Letter from Moses Hazen to Nathanael Greene
Creator:
Hazen, Moses, 1733-1803
Date:
1780-10-25
Description:
Letter from Moses Hazen to Nathanael Greene regarding his movements and requesting he forward the enclosed letter to Major Taylor.
Collection:
Charleston Museum Collection of Revolutionary War Letters
Contributing Institution:
The Charleston Museum Archives
Media Type:
Manuscripts
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Hazen, Moses, 1733-1803--Correspondence, Hazen, Moses, 1733-1803, Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786--Correspondence, Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786--Military service, Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786--Military leadership, Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786
Topical Subject:
War, armed forces, and society
Geographic Subject:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783, United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--American forces
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Internet Media Type:
image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications:
600 ppi, 24-bit depth, color, Epson Expression 10000XL, Archival Masters are tiffs.
Copyright Status Statement:
Public domain.
Access Information:
For more information contact The Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403.