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To George Washington from the Board of War, 7 June 1780

From the Board of War

War Office [Philadelphia] June 7th 1780


The board are desirous of seeing Capt. Bowman of the Jersey Troops, on the subject of his command at Squan, during the last Winter & Spring, & would be much obliged to your Excellency to order him to repair to Philadelphia without delay.1 I have the honor to be with the highest respect Yr Excellency’s Most obed. Hble Servt

by ord.
Ben. Stoddert Secy

ALS, DLC:GW. GW’s secretary Robert Hanson Harrison docketed this letter as received on 13 June. GW replied to the Board of War on 14 June.

1For Capt. Nathaniel Bowman’s command in the region of Squan, N.J., see Board of War to GW, 3 Jan. (second letter), and n.3.

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