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From George Washington to Benjamin Lincoln, 5 June 1782

Head Quarters June 5 1782

Sir

Colonel Olney writes me that he has taken up and confined at Providence Ensign Johnson of the Rhode Island Regiment for shamefully deserting from his Arrest occasioned by his ungentleman like conduct towards you.

I shall be obliged to you to inform me what you know of the Affair, that I may be able to give the necessary directions. I am.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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