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From George Washington to Elias Dayton, 21 July 1781

Head Quarters 21st July 1781

Dr sir

The inclosed for General Forman is of so much importance that I do not care to trust it to a common hand. If there should be an Officer in the Jersey Brigade who has any business in Monmouth he may be sent with it. If there is none under such circumstances, I must request you to send one on purpose. I am &c.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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