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George Washington to Lieutenant Colonel William Stephens Smith, 4 November 1780

George Washington to
Lieutenant Colonel William Stephens Smith1

[Totowa, New Jersey] November 4, 1780. Approves Smith’s decision to take the place of a retiring lieutenant colonel.

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

1Smith was a lieutenant colonel in Spencer’s Regiment. In January, 1781, he became adjutant and inspector on the Marquis de Lafayette’s staff.

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