George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Benedict Arnold, 14 August 1780

Head Quarters 14th Augt 1780

Dear Sir

Colo. Hay proposes to send down a person into West Chester County to purchase some Cattle which are there, and as he will have occasion to go where there may be danger either from the Enemy or the disaffected, you will be pleased to give directions to Colo. Sheldon to afford a proper party to cover Colo. Hays Agent while in the expedition of the business. I am Dear Sir Yr most obt Sert

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