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From George Washington to Nathaniel Woodhull, 17 December 1775

To Nathaniel Woodhull

Cambridge, 17 December 1775.. Encloses intelligence from Chelsea and Dorchester.1

L[S], in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, N: New York Provincial Congress Revolutionary Papers; LB, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW. The L[S] was damaged in the New York State Library fire of 1911. The letter-book copy and Varick transcript are memoranda indicating that this letter is similar in wording to GW’s letter to Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., of this date.

1GW enclosed the same intelligence that he sent with his letter to Hancock of 16 Dec. and his letters to Nicholas Cooke and Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., of this date. The copy that was enclosed with this letter is in the New York State Library. It was also damaged in the 1911 fire.

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