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From George Washington to Major General Robert Howe, 9 August 1779

To Major General Robert Howe

Head Quarter West Point 9th Augst 1779

Dr sr,

Your favor of the 6th Inst. came to hand yesterday evening I shall communicate the success of Col. Whites enterprise to Congress1 and beg that you will present my thanks to him, the other Officers and the Corps concerned on the occasion. I am Dr Sr Yr Mo. hum: Servt


Df, in Richard Kidder Meade’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1See GW to John Jay, 16 Aug. (second letter).

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