Tuesday, July 22, 2014
22 July 1815
From Letters Received By The Office Of The Adjutant General, 1805-1821, a document in the Willoughby Morgan file:
"I find myself considerably embarrassed in my command. ...It is the time that these Islanders cut hay at some ten miles distance for the winter--but my hands are tied for the want of water transportation... . And above all...I want money. It is unpossible [sic]...do without a military agent."