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From George Washington to Robert Howe, 23 January 1781

Head Quarters New Windsor Janry 23 1781

Dear Sir

I have not heard a word of the Jersey Troops, since the first intelligence of their defection—And am extremely anxious to know the true state of Matters—for this purpose, I shall set out tomorrow towards you; but Not with a design of superseding your command, &c.

Be pleased to give me all the information you can obtain by Express, that it may meet me somewhere on the road. I am Dr Sir With very great regard Yr

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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