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From George Washington to Anne-César, chevalier de La Luzerne, 5 September 1781

Chester 5th Sepr 1781 3 oClock

sir

With the highest Satisfaction, I do myself the Honor, to transmit to your Excellency, the inclosed Copy of a Letter, announcing the arrival of the Count DeGrasse with 28 Ships, in the Chesapeak. With the warmest Congratulations on this happy Event. I have the Honor to be Your Excellency’s Most Obedt Servt

Go: Washington

AAE.

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