675 | From Thomas Gage

    New York Septemr. 12. 1768.


    Having received his Majestys Commands to order Troops forthwith to Boston, I am to acquaint you that in obedience thereto, I have directed his Majestys 14t[h].1 & 29th. Regiments under the Command of Lieut. Collo. Dalrimple to embark at Hallifax and proceed to Boston as soon as possible. One of the Regiments is ordered for the present to Castle William the other to the Town, and I am to beg the favor of you to see that the said Troops are provided with Quarters on their arrival in your Government as by Law directed —

    I have the Honor to be with great Regard Sir Your most obedt. hum. Servt.

    Thomas Gage

    His Excellency Governor Bernard

    transcript, PC     Reports of the Record Commissioners of Boston, 20: 309.

    The original has not been found. There is an AC in MiU-C: Gage, vol. 80.2