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    • Cobb, David
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    • Washington, George
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    • Revolutionary War

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Your Letter of the 21st ulto, I receiv’d, and cou’d wish to have immediately obey’d its summons; but the necessity of my private affairs still obliges me (tho painfull) to request your Excellency’s patience ’till the first of next month; your Excellency may depend on it, that nothing shall detain me ’till then, but what is of the utmost importance to my future wellfare. I am, with the greatest...
I arrived here last evening, 7 o’clock, and had the honor of waiting on his Excellency the Count de Rochambeau, who arrived about noon with the first division of his Troops; after a long & perticular conversation, assisted by Count Chautleau, the Count de Rochambeau determin’d to sett off from this place on Sunday next & will get as far as Ridgebury that night, the next day, Monday, he’ll wait...
I was at Count Rochambeau’s this evening when I receiv’d your Excellency’s dispatches; Genll Chatteleaux was immediately sent for, and the Heads of Departments consulted on the new intended rout of the Army—The Count inquire’d whether your Excellency was acquainted with the removal of the Yaugers and some other Troops from Long Island to New York; I assur’d him that your Excellency was...