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From George Washington to Anne-César, chevalier de La Luzerne, 22 September 1782

Head Quarters 22d Septemr 1782


I have the Honor to forward to your Excellency a Letter which I have this Moment received from the Marquis de Vandrieul.

At the same Time I transmit to you a Copy of the late Information with which I have furnished the Marquis—altho I cannot vouch for the perfect authenticity of this Intelligence, yet the Channel thro’ which I obtain it, is a very good one.

I have constantly kept the Marquis informed of every particular I could procure relative to the marine Movements of the Enemy at N. York; which have been pretty frequently tho I have not thot it necessary to transmit every Circumstance to your Excellency, as tho Communication between this & Philadelphia is not so convenient or safe, as the other. With perfect Respect & Esteem I have the honor to be Your Excellencys Most Obedient and Most humble Servant

Go: Washington


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