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From George Washington to Major General John Sullivan, 11 June 1779

To Major General John Sullivan

Head Quarters Smith’s Clove [N.Y.]
June 11th 1779

Dr Sir,

Since mine to you of yesterday, I wrote to General Clinton giving him some general directions which you will find in the inclosed extract1—I, of course, depend on you for giving him more particular ones and am Dr Sir Yr Most Obedt serv.

Df, in Alexander Hamilton’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1Hamilton indicated at the bottom of the draft manuscript that this enclosure was from “a letter to Clinton of the 10th.” The enclosed extract has not been identified, but see GW to James Clinton, 10 June.

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