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George Washington to Philip Schuyler and Volkert P. Douw, 28 May 1779

George Washington to
Philip Schuyler and Volkert P. Douw1

Middlebrook [New Jersey] May 28, 1779. Favors peace with Onondagas in order to weaken the hostile confederacy. Sets policy for exchange of Indian prisoners.

Df, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1Schuyler and Douw were commissioners of Indian affairs of the Northern Department. Schuyler had resigned his commission in the Army on April 19, 1779.

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