To Brigadier-General Hazen, May 3d
A British officer to be selected by lot to suffer for Huddy-
An unconditional prisoner wanted—Every possible tenderness
to be shown.
To Lieutenant-General Robertson, May 4th . .
Retaliation determined upon-Desirous for humanity in war
- The case of Badgely and Hatfield-Recrimination useless.
To the Secretary at War, May 4th . .
Directions for receiving the officer chosen by Hazen-May
be permitted to communicate with the British general-Will
receive nothing short of full satisfaction.
Circular Letter to the States, May 4th : .
To the President of Congress, May roth. . .
Correspondence respecting Huddy-English intelligence-
Proposals of pacification delusory.
To Sir Guy Carleton, May 1oth . . . . .
Has ever been against inhuman excesses of war, Passport
for Mr. Morgann-Regulation of flags.
To Robert Morris, May 17th . . . . .
Circular letter to the States—The contract with Sands-Con.
tractor taking unwarranted measures-Hardship to officers—We
may spin the thread of economy till it breaks-Mutiny and
desertion-Prompt payment of salaries of civil officers-Com-
plaints from the officers-Alarming situation at West Point.
To Colonel Lewis Nicola, May 22d . .
Surprise and astonishment over his letter-No conduct of his
could give occasion for it-Wishes ample justice to be done to
To Brigadier-General Hazen, June 4th ..
Much concerned to find Asgill is sent on, though there were
two unconditional prisoners—May give the British an advantage
-Lieutenant Turner to be sent on.