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    • Lafayette …
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    • Washington, George
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    • 1780-07-26


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Every private intelligence from long island, and also the letter from Gnl howe and the officer on the lines do Agree with the Note I have Receiv’d from Clel hamilton, and are all positive upon it that Gnl clinton with a Great part of his Army is Coming to Attak the french troops. in Consequence of this Count de Rochambeau is fortifying Both islands and Making preparations of defense—he has...
I had this Morning the honor of writing to You By general heath’s express and inform’d you that we had from every official and private quarter minuted accounts of the ennemy’s Coming in Great force to attak this island—for my part, I have been long time a disbeliever of the intelligence—But So many letters Came to hand that at lenght I was forc’d to take the General opinion about theyr...