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From George Washington to George Clinton, 26 November 1782

Newburgh 26th Novr 1782.

Dear Sir,

Colo. Varrick delivered me your Excellency’s favor of the 22d. I thank you for the trouble you have taken to obtain information on the points we conversed at our last meeting. I have done the same—and still keep the matter full in view.

That the Enemy are about to make a detachment from New York does not admit of a doubt—but to what extent, or when it will take place is more uncertain. Four Regiments (British) will, I believe, certainly go. I am sincerely & Affectely Yr Excellys Most Obedt Servt

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