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George Washington to Brigadier General William Maxwell, 5 September 1777

George Washington to
Brigadier General William Maxwell

Wilmington [Delaware] September 5, 1777. Encloses two letters for Lord Richard Howe and General William Howe. Orders Maxwell to apologize to Howe if there is any truth in report that an enemy flag was fired upon. Requests information concerning situation of enemy.

Df, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

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