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To George Washington from Captain Epaphras Bull, 4 September 1778

From Captain Epaphras Bull

Maroneck [N.Y.] 4th Sepr 1778


I have to Inform your Excellency that at Sunset this Evening, came from the Wtward one 20 gun Ship one Brig & 2 Schooners, the Latter being so far in the Rear of the Ship ’twas dark before they came up, therefore cou’d not ’tell whether they were armed or not Can send your Excellency a Mess of Black fish whenever ’tis agreable they are now in Cur.1 I have the Honor to be your Excellencys Mot Obt Sert

Epaps Bull


1Bull may have meant “cure.”

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