George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Isaac Ledyard, 26 September 1780

Robinsons Septr 26th 1780


I return you my thanks, for your information conveyed through a letter to Colo. Lamb which has just arrived here.

I shall esteem it a particular favor If you will instantly get possession of the Papers (which you mention,) in the possession of young Mr Smith, & also to have him & the mate who is also noticed in your letter, secured, provided you see sufficient cause for it—in this case, if you find assistance necessary, I have inclosed a line to the Commanding officer at Fish kill, to afford it on your application. &a

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