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George Washington to Major General John Armstrong, 8 October 1777

George Washington to Major General John Armstrong1

[Pawlins Mill, Pennsylvania] October 8, 1777. Instructs Armstrong to send Brigadier General James Potter and six hundred men to intercept British communications between Philadelphia and Chester. Expects to be informed of Potter’s actions.

Df, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1Armstrong was a major general, Pennsylvania Militia.

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