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George Washington to Brigadier General George Clinton, 3 March 1777

George Washington to
Brigadier General George Clinton1

Morristown [New Jersey] March 3, 1777. Asks Clinton to decide location of cannon on the Hudson. Places choice of men and officers for Clinton’s forces in Clinton’s hands.

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

1Clinton, a brigadier general in the Continental Army, was at New Windsor, New York, in command of the Highland forts.

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