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From William Stephens Smith to Ebenezer Hazard, 27 May 1782

Head Quarters 27th May 1782

Sir.

The General has rece’d yours of 22d Instant requesting his opinion of Kakiat as a Place of Safety for the Mails to remain at one night.

He desires me to inform you that it will by no means answer, the risk being evidently too great as it is considerably advanced of any post that we occupy in that Part of the Country. I am Sir Your most obedt Humble Servt

W.S.S.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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