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To George Washington from Elias Dayton, 25 April 1783

Jersey Hutts April 25th 1783


The opinion of the Officers of the Jersey line was yesterday taken on the subject of the commutation and they unanimously agreed to accept the five years pay as compensation for the half pay promised to them by Congress. I am Sir with great respect Your most obedient & very humble servt

Elias Dayton

Brig. Genl

DNA: Item 149, Letters and Reports from Benjamin Lincoln, Secretary at War, PCC—Papers of the Continental Congress.

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