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From George Washington to James McHenry, 4 June 1796

4 June 1796

Return the enclosed as soon as Mr Ross (under strong injunctions) have read it—Never put papers, improper to be seen, under a cover sealed with a Wafer—At any time, but especially when wet, the contents m[ay] be seen and the cover closed [   ] without suspicion, or appearance of being opened.

G: W——n

DLC: James McHenry Papers.

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