George Washington Papers

To George Washington from John Langdon, 2 December 1776

From John Langdon

Portsmouth [N.H.] 2 December 1776. Sends GW “about Sixty thousand flints” by order of the Continental Congress Secret Committee. “Our Privateers do great execution, and had we guns for our Continental ships, they would give great Assistance to your Excellency’s Opperations, by Cuting off, the Supplies, of the British Army.”

LB, DNA: John G. M. Stone Collection.

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