George Washington Papers

From George Washington to James Wood, 31 October 1780

Head Quarters near Passaic Falls 31st Octobr 1780

Dear Sir

Major General Phillips has informed me that Sir Henry Clinton has consented to the exchange of Brigadiers General Spetch and de Gall with the officers of their suite and their attendants—I have acceded to this proposal, You will therefore immediately permit those General officers with their families to repair to Elizabeth Town, by the Route of Lancaster—Reading—and Easton, avoiding any cantonment of the army in their way thro Jersey. I am with great Esteem, Dear Sir yr most obt Servt

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