Letter from Major Joab Hoisington: Asks that bounty rations and wages for the Rangers may be forwarded


A Letter or Request of Joab Hoisington was received and read, and is in the words following, to wit:

"To the Hon. Nathaniel Woodhull, President of the honourable Congress of the State of New-York:

"Agreeable to the order of the honourable the Congress,

I have sent the muster-rolls of the several companies under my command, by Elizur Andrews, the bearer, begging the favour of your forwarding the remainder of the bounty rations and first month' s wages, taking his receipt for the same.

"Am, sir, your humble servant, JOAB HOISINGTON.

"N˙ B˙ Please to remit my wages and rations; likewise


as much of the rations as the honourable Congress shall see fit. Find it much easier to purchase supplies with cash."

A Return of the Commissioned Officers of the four Companies of Rangers, commanded by Major Hoisington, signed by James Clay, Chairman, was also read; and certain Muster-Rolls of the said Companies were also delivered in.