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To George Washington from Captain Epaphras Bull, 30 August 1778

From Captain Epaphras Bull

Sunday Morning 9 OClock [30 August 1778]


I have to Inform your Excellency that between 7 and 8 OClock the Fleet made Sail and Stood on to the Etward, the Transport, which I mentioned as having Troops on board Last Night, appeard to have them to day, they are now almost out of Sight.1 I have the Honour to be your Excellencys Mot Obt Sert

Epaps Bull

ALS, DLC:GW. The date is taken from a docket on the cover.

1Bull’s letter to GW of the previous night has not been found.

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