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From George Washington to Board of War, 16 May 1781

Head Quarters New Windsor 16th May 1781.


I have been honored with your favors of the 2d and 8th Inst. The first did not reach me till yesterday. I have immediately made application to Sir Henry Clinton for permission to send Tobacco to Charles Town, but I apprehend it will not be granted, as I think a request of a similar nature has been heretofore refused.

Inclosed you have some additions to the arrangements of the Penna line—They have been transmitted to me by Brig. Genl Wayne. I have the honor to be &c.

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