George Washington to Major Benjamin Tallmadge1
Fishkill [New York] November 29, 1778. Discusses arrangements for obtaining information from Samuel Culper.2
Df, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Tallmadge, a major in the Second Continental Dragoons, managed the secret service of the Army around New York City from 1778 until the end of the war.
2. Abraham Woodhull of Setauket, Long Island, who used the fictitious name of Samuel Culper, Sr., was a spy for Washington.