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To George Washington from Jonathan Dayton, 7 June 1780

Near Eliza: Town 7 June 1780 past 1 oClock—Wednesday morn.


I am directed by Colo: Dayton to inform your excellency that the enemy landed this night at 12 oClock, from the best intelligence four or five Thousand men & Twelve field pieces, & it is his conjecture they intend to penetrate into the country. I am your excelly’s most hum. Servt

Jona: Dayton Capt.

3rd J. Regt

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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