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From George Washington to James Lovell, 6 October 1781

Head Quarters before York 6th Octo. 1781

sir

I am much obliged by the Comunication you have been pleased to make me in your Favr of 21st ulto.

My Secretary has taken a Copy of the Cyphers—& by help of one of the Alphabets has been able to decipher one paragraph of a Letter lately intercepted going from Ld Cornwallis to sir Hry Clinton.

Your letter in Genl Greene will be forwarded by a good Opportunity by which I expect to write tomorrow. I am sir &a

G.W.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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