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From George Washington to Board of War, 12 January 1781

Head Quarters New Windsor Jany 12th 1781


Congress having authorised me to appoint officers for Col. Armands corps, I have given him directions for the purpose, as he is better acquainted than I am, with the characters, that will suit him. I am to request on his furnishing the Board with an arrangement that they will be pleased to issue Commissions. He expects to go to France and dispatch being necessary to his plan, I have thought proper to refer him thus immediately to the Board. I have the honor to be With perfect respect Gentlemen Yr most Obedt & humble St

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