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From Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. to Timothy Pickering, 2 March 1783

Head Quarters 2d Mar. 1783

Dear Sir

His Excellency observes that there is nothing mentioned in your Report, respectg the practice of the Soldiers strolling into the Country under pretence of Marketing—this Circumstance he says he particularly noted to you—& wishes to be informed whether it was a subject of Consideration with the Officers Yesterday, & what were their Sentiments respecting the Means of preventing the practice. I am Sir Your most Obed. S[ervt]

J. Trumbull Jr Secty

DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.

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