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From George Washington to Colonel Israel Shreve, 16 January 1780

To Colonel Israel Shreve

Head Quarters Morris Town 16th Jany 1780

Sir

I have recd your favr of the 14th I am in hopes you will execute the whole of your Business without being under the necessity of making a collection by military force. You may make up any deficiency in Flour by Indian Corn or Meal. I am Sir Your most obt Servt

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LS, in Tench Tilghman’s writing, TxHU. GW signed the cover. The letter is addressed to Shreve in Burlington County, New Jersey.

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